Understanding Your CPAP Data

Learning what your CPAP data means

Understanding the data and information that your CPAP machine produces about how your sleep apnea therapy is going is a key part of your success.

This article breaks down the important data points and explains what they mean and why it’s important.

Read More

ResMed Quattro Air Full Face Mask

Resmed Quattro Air

Resmed are one of the absolute leaders in CPAP therapy devices with the advanced S9 Auto machines and the Quattro line of CPAP masks.

Unfortunately, their latest effort, the full face Quattro Air really isn’t up to the standard that Resmed have set previously with their other equipment.

Read More

ResMed CPAP Mask Wipes

CPAP Mask Wipes

When you wear something on your face every single night to help you sleep better, one of the things you really need to focus on is keeping it clean!

CPAP masks need to be well cleaned and maintained to provide maximum effect for the person wearing them and Resmed CPAP Mask Wipes are a great way to keep your mask clean

Read More

Fisher & Paykel Icon 5.03 Error

503 Error code Fisher And Paykel

When you have been sleep deprived for so long with obstructive sleep apnea and you finally get relief because of your CPAP machine, it can be very frightening to wake up in the middle of the night with the machine not working and displaying an error code.

I had this experience this past weekend when my Fisher & Paykel Icon+ stopped, showed a 5.03 error code and wouldn’t restart.

Read More

Philips Respironics FitLife Mask

Fitlife Mask Review

The Philips Respironics FitLife mask is very different from most full face CPAP masks that you’re ever going to try and that’s why I had to test it out for a few nights to see how it performed.

Read my review to see how the FitLife mask performed in the real world.

Read More

CPAP Mask and Having a Cold

Wearing your CPAP Mask while you have a cold

Everything is going really well with your CPAP mask and you’re sleeping really well. Then you start coming down with a cold or you get the flu!

Check out how cold and flu symptoms impacted my CPAP experience.

Read More

My Lowest AHI Score

Improving Your AHI with CPAP

A low AHI score can make you feel like you achieved something great (like winning the Stanley Cup) all while sleeping. I had my lowest AHI score ever a few nights ago, and I’m pretty excited.

Read More

Singing Can Alleviate Symptoms of OSA

OSA and Singing

Thought about becoming an opera singer? Like to sing in the shower? It turns out that people with obstructive sleep apnea may benefit greatly from doing regular singing exercises (in or out of the shower).

Read More

CPAP Mask Replacement

Problems With CPAP Mask

For a CPAP user, your mask is a vital piece of equipment because you spend so much time wearing it. But what happens when you start to have problems with your mask and the manufacturing quality just doesn’t seem to be up to scratch?

Click the “Read More” button to see what happened with my mask issues.

Read More

Shaving and CPAP Masks

Facial hair and wearing a CPAP Mask

If it wasn’t bad enough that you had to wear a CPAP mask to battle your sleep apnea, to get a good snug fit you also need to shave regularly! Whiskers and beards make sleeping in a CPAP mask much more challenging, but is it enough trouble to force you into shaving more regularly?

Read More