How Do I Get A New CPAP Machine?

Joseph Krainin, M.D.

Common Reasons To Get A New CPAP Machine

There are several typical scenarios where CPAP users often consult with me to get a new CPAP machine:

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DreamStation Go Product Review

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If you’re looking for a second machine for travel or as a backup for your primary machine, the Dreamstation Go is a strong contender...

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Nasal Pillows Review

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Here's a quick review of all the essentials that you need to know about nasal pillows masks, including the latest models available from five major players in the CPAP equipment industry.

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Magnetic Therapy for Sleep Apnea

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A recent news report out of the Bay Area announced that a clinical trial of the Magnetic Apnea Prevention (MAGNAP) device for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment has begun at University of California San Francisco Medical Center. The initial response to this report indicates that there is an incredible amount of interest from the sleep apnea community in this potential alternative to CPAP for sleep apnea. But...

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What is 'AHI' on a Sleep Apnea Test?

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Of all the numbers on your sleep apnea test report, the AHI is the most important. On some sleep study reports, you will see the terms "RDI" or "REI" in place of AHI. But what does AHI mean and what's the difference between AHI, RDI, and REI?

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Sleep Apnea ICD 10

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At Singular Sleep, many of our patients have high-deductible health plans with or without health care spending accounts (HSA) or flexible spending accounts (FSA). These patients often find that they can save a lot of money and time by using us to get a sleep apnea test, consult with our sleep doctor, and purchase CPAP and BPAP products. But..

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Does Zyppah Work or Is Jimmy Wrong?

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You've seen the ads. You've heard the loud, repetitive pitches from "Zyppah Jimmy." But is the Zyppah the snoring solution that you've been searching for or just another gimmick? 

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Is My Sleep Apnea Treatment Working? The Seven Deadly Signs  

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"I use my CPAP machine every night, so I don't have to worry about sleep apnea anymore, right?"

WRONG

This is a common and widely held misconception.

 

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Can Sleep Apnea Cause High Blood Pressure?

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Are sleep apnea and blood pressure related? Can obstructive sleep apnea cause hypertension? Does blood pressure improve with the use of a CPAP machine? Read on to find the answers to these questions and more.

 

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Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea: When Is Treatment Recommended?

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In this article, I will unpack the scientific evidence informing both sides of the debate about under what circumstances mild obstructive sleep apnea should be treated...

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