Articles by Respshop

How Sleep Apnea Can Cause Drowsy Driving
Published: Monday 10 May, 2021

Drowsy driving causes 6,400 deaths and more than $100 billion a year in insurance claims in the United States alone, according to AAA.

The Insomnia Effect
Published: Monday 10 May, 2021

Insomnia is a condition in which a person has difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep.

Dealing with Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy
Published: Monday 10 May, 2021

Whether you're already a sufferer of sleep apnea or have developed it during your pregnancy, it's important to read up on this condition to ensure that you don't increase your likelihood of ...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sleep Studies But Were Afraid to Ask
Published: Monday 10 May, 2021

In this article, we touched a little on Sleep Lab Studies and Home Lab Studies, who could be good candidates for home studies and five tips to get the best results from a home sleep study.

Sleep Apnea Study
Published: Monday 10 May, 2021

An In-home sleep study takes place in your home, while an In-Lab study takes place at a medical facility. There are a couple differences between an In-home and In-Lab sleep study: Location o...

Central vs. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Published: Monday 10 May, 2021

Unlike OSA, central sleep apnea is not caused by a blockage; rather, it's caused by a dysfunction of the respiratory control centers in the brain during sleep, failing to send the right sign...

Do I Have Sleep Apnea Signs Symptoms?
Published: Monday 10 May, 2021

If you are waking up at night and wondering "Do I have sleep apnea?" you are not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation 18 Million American Adults have sleep apnea. More people ar...

Oxygen Concentrators 101
Published: Monday 03 May, 2021

Selecting oxygen equipment for home use usually occurs during a time of stress and worry for either your health or that of a loved one. The team at RespShop is here to help you select the op...

DreamStation 2 Auto CPAP Advanced V.S. Original DreamStation
Published: Thursday 29 April, 2021

The DreamStation 2 AutoCPAP Advanced from Philips Respironics launched in 2021. It's the next evolution in clinically proven integrated sleep solutions. It's designed to provide operational ...

New CPAP User Purchase Guide
Published: Thursday 15 April, 2021

NEW TO CPAP? Everything You Need to Know

The Importance of a Personal Oximeter
Published: Tuesday 02 March, 2021

How can you be sure that you're completing your treatments correctly and, more importantly, that they're safe for your personal health? One way to improve your sleep apnea treatments is to u...

3 Signs Your CPAP Machine is About to Kick the Bucket
Published: Monday 08 February, 2021

3 signs that might be the signals pointing your CPAP is getting old and need to be replaced.

Cloth CPAP Masks: A Hidden Gem for CPAP
Published: Wednesday 03 February, 2021

Cloth masks shatter the silicone/plastic conceptions of a sleep apnea mask. They are an often-overlooked gold mine of sleep therapy solutions for people with allergies, sensitive skin, or pr...

How to Travel with Z2 Travel CPAP Machine?
Published: Wednesday 01 July, 2020

Whether you are just looking to get a little shut eye or are flying over night, the Z2 is the perfect machine to fly with.

CPAP and Facial Hair: Finding a Fit
Published: Monday 11 May, 2020

People newly diagnosed with sleep disorders are often told that they must shave to fit a CPAP mask. Although that may be the case for some individuals, it is not a universal truth.

Equipment Cleaning: Wash Away Germs and Dirt
Published: Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Most CPAP equipment cannot go into the dishwasher or the dryer, but some products can. The manual has that guidance. Some products are listed as dishwasher safe, but the fine print says it's...

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