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Those with untreated OSA can experience night after night of sleep deprivation leaving them tired and less motivated to exercise or commit to a healthy diet.
Here are 7 tips to help you eat right, stay healthy and get the sleep you deserve.
Technical bulletin # 9 – Preparing for Frost Heaves
Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is difficult but with a few simple lifestyle changes, you can manage your condition and still enjoy life.
Clean shoud be SIMPLE
SoClean is a safe, easy, natural way to thoroughly clean and sanitize your entire CPAP system using activated oxygen (OZONE), which eliminates 99.9% of harmful mold, bacteria, and viruses.
Poor sleep has been linked to a whole range of disorders. A review of 153 studies with a total of more than five million participants found short sleep was significantly associated with diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease and obesity.
Few things are as important to our health as getting a good night’s sleep. Yet almost three-quarters of Canadians (74%)1 aren’t even logging 7 hours per night – the minimum amount needed to function well.
Studies are showing a strong association between obstructive sleep apnea and high blood pressure (hypertension) […]
Although COPD is considered as an “adult” disease, researchers are focusing on finding early life factors contributing to the disease
Technical Bulletin #8 – Reserve Cylinder Manifold
Technical Bulletin #7 – Medical Air Dryer
It may seem harmless to veg in front of the TV before bed. You tune in, relax, zone out, and, eventually, you nod off. If your goal is to get a good night’s sleep, your best bet is to turn off the tube.
If men are from Mars and women from Venus, then one planet certainly gets better quality shut-eye than the other.
Sleep / Wake Cycle
The cycle of sleep and wake is one of the most obvious circadian rhythms in humans. Sleepiness is highest at night and lowest in the day. At night, we get the best quality sleep, and the longest blocks of sleep without waking up.
Technical Bulletin #6 – DISS Outlets
Technical Bulletin #5 – aerALin™
Technical Bulletin #4 – Prevent & Purge Design
It’s March, the month when we set our clocks ahead 1 hour for Daylight Savings Time and many Canadians lose an hour of sleep! A good time to revisit and remind ourselves of “best practice” sleeping habits.
For adults with Asthma and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), effective treatment with CPAP therapy is associated with improved asthma control, quality of life, and lung function, according to a study recently published online in the journal “Allergy”.
Technical Bulletin #3 – Medical Gas Manifolds
If you are experiencing minor CPAP complications, please know that you are not alone. Some CPAP clients experience minor complications from therapy. Here are our tips to help you manage these so you can get a good night’s sleep.
Technical Bulletin # 2 – Medical Gas Alarms
If you are coughing all the day, have chronic shortness of breath, or other typical symptom, you may have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Sometimes, by the time you have noticeable symptoms, the disease is already at a moderate stage.
Technical Bulletin #1 – Anoxia
Last posting we learned about the high cost of untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The AASM report also highlighted client interviews and outcomes of successful OSA treatment.
A new report from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) in 2016 looks at the high costs of undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
The good news is that: OSA can be successfully treated, with potentially dramatic outcomes.
The overnight sleep studies (also called polysomnography) are ordered by physicians and are performed in sleep laboratories specifically designed to carry out these tests.
Sleep studies are used by physicians specializing in sleep medicine to help you evaluate your sleep quality and get more benefit from those hours spent sleeping every night.
Do you Have COPD or another long term lung condition? Do you want to learn how to feel less tired? Consider Trying Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Even if your sleep apnea symptoms are under control, falling asleep and staying asleep can be challenging. Luckily, small changes to your daily routine, sleep environment and diet can make a huge difference.