Archives for September 2014

How Sleep Apnea Can Affect Others

By Kim Wetmore Growing up, I remember my father being quite the snorer.  As a child, I clearly didn’t know what I know now about snoring and its affects on those around he who snores, as well as he himself. I was not troubled to sleep at that time, but I remember being able to [Read More….]

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Seven Tips for Better Sleep

I have recently discovered, as a wife and mother in my late 30’s, that sleep has become more important than ever in my busy life.  I have experienced that even just a couple of nights consisting of less than 8 hours of sleep really affects how the following day plays out.  I have noticed aches [Read More….]

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How To Clean Your CPAP Supplies Properly

By Bryant Belin Making sure your CPAP supplies are in working order is an essential requirement to help support your sleep therapy. In addition to this, it is important to disinfect your equipment to prevent bacteria and mold build up, which can lead to infections in the body. Cleaning also helps remove any dirt and oil that [Read More….]

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Medicare and Sleep Apnea

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea by your doctor a major question you may currently have is, “Will insurance help cover treatment?” The good news is, for the most part, yes! We are going to discuss Medicare’s guidelines for durable medical equipment coverage (DME) since most insurance providers follow Medicare’s standards. Medicare will [Read More….]

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Compliance Program for those being treated with CPAP Therapy

The above graph is a representation of compliant and non-compliant sleep patterns. After the process of talking to a doctor, having a sleep study and being issued a CPAP machine, there is one more important step involved in the successful treatment of sleep apnea.  Depending on a patient’s insurance coverage, it is necessary to prove [Read More….]

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How Elevated Red Blood Cell Count can Affect Sleep Apnea

Polycythemia is the medical term meaning elevated red blood cell count.  People who live with polycythemia have higher than normal numbers of red blood cells circulating in their blood.  There are two forms of polycythemia.  The first type occurs when there are problems with the body’s ability to create red blood cells.  The secondary type [Read More….]

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