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Category: Snoring

Sleep struggles are typically the result of one of three things: Our genetics, our environment or our lifestyle—or a combination of the three! This month, we’re tackling a specific lifestyle choice that can help get you a happier sleep and a healthier life: Quitting smoking. We all know smoking is one of the worst things…

So many Canadians aren’t getting the sleep they need to live healthy, happy and productive lives. Whether it’s from overindulging in unhealthy habits (ahem, nightly Netflix binges) or health conditions like sleep disorders, there are a variety of issues that can (and do) impact your ability to experience the restorative properties of sleep on a…

Whether snoring from your partner interrupts your sleep, or you’re the one making all the noise, we’re sorry to hear it! After all, it’s hard to get quality sleep if the snoring machine next to you is chasing you from your own bed on a nightly basis. In addition to being disruptive (ahem, and irritating),…

While some snoring can be alleviated by changing things like your sleeping position, not all snoring is created equal. Snoring – with or without sleep apnea – can be an indication of serious health issues.

To save you the discomfort of asking us face-to-face, we’re answering your most common, “I’m asking for a friend” questions about CPAP therapy.

Like your CPAP machine or any other personal care items—toothbrushes, loofahs, you name it!—your CPAP mask needs to be replaced regularly.

If you’ve been a patient or reading our blog long, you know continuous positive airway pressure (also known as “CPAP”) is the standard treatment for sleep apnea because of its effectiveness. But how exactly does that little machine even work?