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6 Tips to Make Your CPAP/Bilevel Machine Work for You

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Sleep should be a time for recharging your body. However, when you suffer from sleep apnea, that can be challenging. CPAP and Bilevel devices are proven to help you breathe better while you sleep and alleviate your apnea symptoms. Still, it can take time to adjust to sleeping with a CPAP machine.

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Bilevel PAP Treatment: Is It Right for You?

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Explore what Bilevel is and if this form of sleep therapy may be more suitable for you.

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Seasonal Allergies: Preparing Your CPAP for Fall

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If you use a CPAP machine to help your sleep apnea, irritation caused by allergic reactions can significantly disrupt your therapy. While certain allergies can impact you year-round, others are seasonal and can hit you hard at particular times of the year. 

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Seasonal Allergies: Preparing Your CPAP for Spring

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Managing sleep apnea using a CPAP machine involves getting the device's pressure right and ensuring it fits comfortably. Throw springtime allergies into the mix, and you face a new set of challenges.

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Sleep Apnea Patients: Usage Compliance and Insurance Requirements

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If you suffer from sleep apnea, you need to understand CPAP usage compliance and insurance requirements for your treatment. 

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What Is the Best Sleeping Position for Sleep Apnea?

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a disorder that interrupts your breathing repeatedly- potentially hundreds of times-while you sleep. Common symptoms include snoring, headaches, fatigue, irritability, and difficulty paying attention.

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Tips for Traveling with Your CPAP

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Heading out on vacation is supposed to be relaxing and enjoyable. But for those who use a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine, traveling with their device can be an unnecessary source of stress. Fortunately, traveling with a CPAP does not have to be complicated. All you need is a little extra planning and preparation to ensure your trip goes smoothly. 

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CPAP Troubleshooting: A Guide to Better Breathing

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Sleep apnea can be frustrating and disruptive, especially if left untreated. Fortunately, CPAP machines provide an effective treatment to help you breathe better during the night and relieve the side effects caused by sleep apnea.

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Why Is My CPAP Causing Shortness of Breath?

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be frustrating to live with, but it is a highly treatable condition.

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When to Replace Your CPAP Supplies

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Using your PAP machine is critical to treating sleep apnea, enjoying better quality sleep, and improving your overall health. Taking proper care of your device and its accessories is essential to your health which includes knowing when to replace your PAP supplies.

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