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Darth CPAP and the Mask of Doom.

CPAP and a respiratory infection do not play well together.

My son contracted a particularly bad head-and-chest cold at work in the hotel where he’s the Food & Beverage Manager, and he promptly introduced it to me (“Look what followed me home, Mom!”). 1,053 more words

Hypothyroidism

Sweet Relief

Last night was my first night using the CPAP and I did much better with it than I expected. I initially slept with it on for 2 hours and 18 minutes, after which I took it off to go into the bathroom. 363 more words

Chronic Illness

A Mixture Of A Painful And Wonderful Day

It had been over a week since I received a message that I would be receiving a CPAP. I was told the company would call in a few so I thought I should contact them. 378 more words

Chronic Illness

Sleep Apnea

According to the Sleep Foundation:

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. The “apnea” in sleep apnea refers to a breathing pause that lasts at least ten seconds.

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WHAT CAN A DENTIST GET IN NASHVILLE ON MAY 4

This Dental Sleep Training course may be the most valuable CE Seminar you have taken. *

Here’s one example of a very useful test that anyone can do to determine the likelihood of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 261 more words

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Portraits Of A Perfect Sunday

We made the best of the last few weeks of winter. It involved a lot of walks…

Along with some fiddle practicing & bird watching… 92 more words

The Pack!

HOW LACK OF SLEEP EFFECTS WEIGHT GAIN

Lack of sleep is causally connected to many physical problems.

We know that from numerous reliable studies.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a major cause of sleep loss and one of the common symptoms of (OSA) is being overweight.  472 more words

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