sleep environment

sleep environment
Earth Day spotlight: Are you concerned about the plastics in CPAP equipment?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Concerns about BPA leaching from CPAP equipment and the off gassing of devices at bedside are concerning, but mostly preventable as long you use common sense and follow manufacturer’s directions.

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Who won the AARC Congress 2017 drawing for a ResMed S+ sleep tracker?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

Val Danielson hosted the American Sleep Apnea Association booth at the recent American Association of Respiratory Care Congress 2017 held in Indianapolis. Booth visitors had the opportunity to enter to win a ResMed S+ Sleep Tracker while they were there. A winner has been selected! We congratulate Sonia Gurrister of South Bend, Indiana for winning our drawing, and thank everyone who participated at the AARC Congress 2017 and visited the ASAA booth!

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What are respiratory therapists, and why have they taken over Indianapolis?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

This national conference provides thousands of respiratory therapists with access to the most current evidence-based research in pulmonary health, as well as professional tips and techniques for maintaining best practices, and a preview of all that’s new in the industry. 

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40 tips for sleeping during a heat wave (when you don’t have AC)
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

In a pinch, remember that your body temperature will have a greater impact on your sleep than the actual room temperature. Cool down from the inside out (water, ice) and from the outside in (water, cooling herbs, light clothing and bedding) for best results.

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Earth Day reflection: The impact of pollution on sleep health
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Light pollution, US focus, flat. [Credit: Falchi et al., Science Advances, including Dan Duriscoe/NPS; Bob Meadows/NPS; Jakob Grothe/NPS contractor, and Matthew Price/CIRES and CU-Boulder] Light pollution now blots out the Milky Way for eight in ten Americans. Bright areas in this map show where the sky glow from artificial lighting obscures the stars and constellations. An…

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