The Insomnia Effect

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the US and it could be affecting you, your daily routine as well as your those around you. Insomnia can be associated with extreme tiredness, lack of liveliness, anxiety, irritability, and trouble with daily task. If you've been diagnosed with insomnia or believe you have the disorder you may also be suffering from one or more other sleep problems. Sleep disorders have a profound effect on our daily lives this is why is imperative that you know the causes, symptoms, and the treatments. Some Causes: There could be various reasons contributing to your insomnia including allergies, arthritis, asthma, neurological conditions, food intake (such as nicotine, caffeine, alcohol, heavy meals and other foods that stimulate the brain/body), chronic pain, endocrine problems, depression, anxiety, gastrointestinal problems, and so on. You along with your physician/clinician can work together to pinpoint and treat the cause to assist in eliminating your ... [More]

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CPAP Supply USA Staff Picks - May

We have gathered a few of our most experienced and friendly reps together to create a list of their favorite CPAP accessories. Meet Kate, Brandi, Bill, Kandace, and Debbie - all part of the Customer Service team at CPAP Supply USA! Here is what they have to say about their favorite comfort products.   Sunset Unscented CPAP Wipes My go-to product is the Sunset Unscented CPAP Wipes. A handy and great addition to any PAP users therapy regiment, not to mention an inexpensive way to keep your PAP equipment clean and you healthier! They are also biodegradable! Good for the Earth too!   Hermell Knee & Posture Support Pillow Hands down, my favorite item is the Hermell Knee & Posture Pillow. After pregnancy, I have had issues with back pain, but I love sleeping on my side. I used to sleep with a full body pillow or use a regular bed pillow between my knees, but it is very frustrating to re-adjust as I turn over at night. This knee pillow is just the right size and firmness t... [More]

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The 5 C's for CPAP Success

You have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea. You have your equipment, now what? COMFORT – There are several items available to help you obtain maximum comfort when using your CPAP machine. We offer pillows, moisturizers, mask liners and many more comfort items to help you get comfortable. CLEANING – A very important but sometimes forgotten job is cleaning with the proper cleaning supplies. Filters need to be changed regularly, tubing should be cleaned weekly and your mask should be cleaned with a non-alcohol cleanser such as CPAP mask wipes. CORRECTION – There is a pretty good chance your first mask may not be the mask for you. That is no reason to give up. Our friendly customer service staff is ready to help. AND we are now offering free mask assurance on select masks! If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again. CONSISTENCY – Use your CPAP every time you sleep. Even if you only use your CPAP for a few ho... [More]

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CPAP Supply USA Staff CPAP Mask Picks

Posted Sep 9, 2014 by pfurr in CPAP Products, Tips & Tricks
      Check Out Some of Our Favorite Masks The staff at CPAP Supply USA pride themselves in their knowledge of the newest and the best CPAP masks, machines, and supplies available. Through their conversations with customers every day, these customer service associates hear, first-hand, how products work and how effective they are for our CPAP users. We have gathered a few of our most experienced and friendly reps together to create a list of their favorite CPAP masks. Meet Kate, Dayshawnna, Bill, Brandi, and Carol - all part of the Customer Service team at CPAP Supply USA! Here is what they have to say about their favorite CPAP masks.     ResMed AirFit™ CPAP Masks My go-to masks are the AirFit™ CPAP Mask series by ResMed. Light, comfortable, easy to use and growing in popularity are just a few characteristics that make the ResMed AirFit™ Masks great. The headgear is unobtrusive and by removing the forehead support it is able to offer uninter... [More]

Helpful CPAP Tips from Our Staff!

Posted Mar 11, 2014 by Kristen P. in Tips & Tricks
Every few months, we try to gather useful tidbits of information from our customer service staff that might be helpful for beginner-to-expert level CPAP users. A combination of frequently asked questions that we hear on the phone and live chat and instruction guides, the tips are then posted on our blog. Our newest group of helpful tips include info on traveling with your CPAP, cleaning methods, CPAP and allergies, mask sizing, and how to adjust to living with your CPAP. Read all of our helpful tips below: From Carol: "Traveling with your CPAP Machine - 1. Always carry the CPAP machine as a carry on bag. 2. Make sure to carry an extension cord and the correct adapter plug . 3. Carry a 3-prong plug, and adapter that converts to a 2-prong plug. 4. Carry extra fuses for CPAP machine (if needed). 5. Keep a copy of CPAP prescription for any repairs or replacement parts. 6. With a humidification CPAP unit, have access to purified or distilled water. 7. If traveling by car, keep the CPAP mach... [More]

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