What Equipment is Included in Your Home Sleep Study Kit

As you consider using a home sleep test from ApneaMed to test yourself for sleep apnea, knowing what equipment you will need to use can help you feel comfortable placing your order for one of our test kits. To help you feel more confident in this faster, more convenient form of sleep apnea testing, we will review our home sleep study kit, how to use it, and other factors to help you make an informed decision concerning your health.   Sleep Apnea Home Sleep Study Kit Equipment For those who need sleep apnea testing, there is no need to go...

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Understanding Your Home Sleep Test Results

Understanding Your Home Sleep Test Results

Getting a home sleep apnea test is an easy process, and getting your results back is always exciting because it means you’re one step closer to getting the treatment you need to start sleeping better. But we understand that this can also be a confusing time, which is why we want to help you better understand your sleep results and have our patient care representatives cover not only your treatment options but what your results mean for your sleep health. Our home sleep test will measure several pieces of biometric data that will get examined and interpreted by a certified...

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How To Get Used to Your CPAP Mask

How To Get Used to Your CPAP Mask

It’s a very common struggle to adjust to sleeping with your CPAP mask and equipment. Rest assured that you are not alone in the anxiety and frequent discomfort that comes from learning how to adapt to sleeping with your CPAP, but we’re here to give you some tips on adapting to your new CPAP easily and on your own terms. Get Your Sleep On Track We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: developing a consistent bedtime routine is imperative to healthy sleep. While getting the recommended eight-hours of sleep is important, there are so many distractions that can...

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What Does a Home Sleep Test Measure?

What Does a Home Sleep Test Measure?

An at-home sleep study can be an excellent option for those who are already suspicious that they may be suffering from some sort of sleep disorder, especially sleep apnea. While conventional lab-based sleep studies are available, they can be expensive, uncomfortable, and anxiety-inducing. Taking a home sleep study allows you to measure your breathing and other sleep factors that can lead to a clear diagnosis. Here is a breakdown of what and how an at-home sleep test can get you a helpful diagnosis. What Data Gets Collected? A home sleep test will measure a series of biometrics that will give...

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How To Clean Your CPAP Hose

How To Clean Your CPAP Hose

A CPAP machine is a great tool for combating sleep apnea, and, like most great tools, it requires regular care and maintenance to keep it (and you) in tip top shape. When utilized correctly, you should be using your CPAP machine an average of 8 hours a night, and, in that time, your machine is exposed to room air, your breath, humidifying moisture, microorganisms, and many other small particulates. Because of this exposure, it is imperative for you to clean your entire CPAP machine regularly, but especially your hose or tubing that can be a hotbed of bacteria if left...

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