Depression Treatment with CPAP for Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea and Depression Researchers have already established that the estimated 18 million Americans who suffer from sleep apnea are four times more likely to have a stroke and three times more likely to experience heart disease if gone untreated. Treatments like CPAP machines can reduce these risks, and according to new research, treating sleep apnea may actually reduce the […]

AirSense 10 New Series of CPAP by ResMed (S10)

ResMed AirSense 10 Series Review The new AirSense reminds me of a story. A few years ago I was at a sleep conference in Minneapolis talking to Fisher and Paykel representatives over dinner and drinks about their new technology, SenseAwake. After hearing the sales pitch about this new algorithm my immediate interpretation of their description of this technology was to refer […]

CPAP Machine Reviews and Comparison

CPAP Machine Reviews 2013-2014 Buyer’s Comparison Guide to CPAP & Auto CPAP Machines Two years ago we brought you a CPAP education page that offered to compare all the different brands CPAP machines and Auto CPAP machines (APAP) and for new users it provided a great starting point when evaluating which CPAP machine to purchase. Well, 2013-2014 brings the new […]

Home Sleep Apnea Testing: A Positive Alternative for OSA Diagnosis and CPAP Compliance?

Home sleep apnea testing market continues to grow as more and more insurance companies decline reimbursement for in-lab diagnostic polysomnograms. This is not recent news and it doesn’t take much more than common sense to know that the average person that thinks they may have sleep apnea or  been told they have sleep apnea is looking for the most cost […]

Differences Between CPAP, Auto CPAP, and BiPAP Machines

I have found myself writing a lot of blogs that cater to people that have already been diagnosed and treated for sleep apnea which really isn’t fair to the greater percentage of the population that are unaware they even have sleep apnea (80-85% still remain undiagnosed).  For most people it’s not too hard to identify that they suffer from sleep […]

Untreated Sleep Apnea and Death of Deadliest Catch Star

Sleep Apnea and Death I would like to start off by saying I am a huge fan of Discovery channel hit series Deadliest Catch and the personalities of the cast and crew that have entertained us for years. There are not many jobs out there where millions of people enjoy watching you simply do your job and work. I doubt I would be able […]

Buying and Selling Used CPAP Machines

Used CPAP Machines to Buy or Sell 1800CPAP.com offers a variety of options for people looking to purchase used CPAP machines, Auto Adjusting CPAP or BiPAP from ResMed, Philips Respironics, Fisher & Paykel! The pre-owned CPAP inventory has 3 different product categories; Pre-Owned, Open Box Specials, and Floor Models. 1800CPAP.com’s CPAP and BiPAP machines are certified pre-owned, gently used and pass a rigorous 11 point inspection (please see […]

Auto CPAP Machines versus Fixed Pressure for Sleep Apnea

Auto CPAP Machines versus Fixed Pressure for Sleep Apnea

Are Auto CPAP Machines Better Than Fixed Pressure CPAP? There has been an on-going debate in the field of sleep medicine about Auto CPAP machines being used to establish CPAP pressures versus a patient coming back in to the sleep lab for a CPAP titration. Which of these protocols are better? What is the cost analysis of these two processes? […]