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Benefits of Sleep

Do you feel like you are getting enough sleep?  Daytime fatigue and excessive sleepiness can not only put a damper on your productivity, but it can also affect your health.  Adequate rest is vital to a healthy and happy lifestyle, but your routine may need some adjustments to in order to achieve this.  You may [Read More….]

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National Sleep Awareness week

National Sleep Awareness Week

It’s National Sleep Awareness Week and there is no better time to address and improve any sleep issues you may be having!  Some of us are not even aware our decisions are affecting our sleep, but even the color of paint on the wall in the bedroom can affect how a person sleeps.  Is sleep [Read More….]

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Aeroflow Raises Money for Mission Children’s Hospital

Aeroflow Healthcare has raised over $6,100.00 for Mission Foundation in support of Mission Children’s Hospital, and continues to raise more every week. In order to further their support of local businesses and the Western North Carolina community, Aeroflow Healthcare has implemented fundraising initiatives to assist Mission Children’s Hospital and their goal of providing care to [Read More….]

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Oxygen or CPAP Therapy; Which Do You Need?

Oxygen or CPAP Therapy; Which Do You Need?

One well-known fact about sleep apnea is that it is caused by a pause in breathing during sleep. This pause in turn, affects the amount of oxygen that is being sent to the brain. Because of this, many question whether oxygen therapy might be a better solution for sleep apnea than CPAP, or continuous positive [Read More….]

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CPAP masks with nasal pillows

CPAP Masks with Nasal Pillows

Since there is such a wide variety of CPAP masks, it is important to make sure to try on the different masks that your medical equipment company offers at the time you are set up with your CPAP machine.  Some patients prefer the full face mask, while others prefer to have less obstruction of their [Read More….]

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Sleep Apnea and Depression

Sleep Apnea and Depression

You have just been diagnosed with sleep apnea and although you have started treatment for your sleep disorder, you are still bogged down with feelings of hopelessness and failure. Although you may feel alone in your struggle, you are just one of the millions of individuals who have felt the sting of depression in conjunction [Read More….]

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REMstar series CPAP Machines by Philips Respironics

CPAP therapy is the most commonly prescribed treatment for Sleep Apnea, and after being diagnosed, your doctor will prescribe, along with a CPAP mask, a CPAP Machine. Machines are available in three therapy levels – Fixed Pressure CPAP, Auto CPAP, and Bi-Level or BiPAP – and your doctor will prescribe the therapy best suited to [Read More….]

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New Phillips Respironics Pico Nasal CPAP Mask

The Pico Nasal Mask by Philips Respironics is the newest addition to the Respironics Nasal CPAP Mask family. Created as a high quality mask with minimal facial contact, the Pico system is a truly superior top-of-the-line nasal CPAP mask. With soft headgear that ensures comfortable rest and easy adjusting Velcro tabs, the Pico Nasal Mask [Read More….]

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Does Fragmented Sleep Increase Cancer Growth?

Though the study was done with animals, study director David Gozal, Chairman of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, aimed to present that fragmented sleep has an effect on tumor growth and invasiveness. He says, “It’s not the tumor, it’s the immune system. Fragmented sleep changes how the immune system deals with [Read More….]

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Train Wreck Linked to Sleep Apnea

The train wreck that took place last December which killed 4 and injured 70 others may be linked to sleep apnea. Just prior to the crash, the train’s conductor, William Rockefeller, nodded off and was unable to control the train’s speed. It traversed a curve on the track that requires a 30mph speed limit. However, [Read More….]

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