Navigating CPAP Insurance Coverage: What You Need to Know

Posted by Remologie Staff - December 22, 2022

Everything you need to know about CPAP insurance coverage in Manitoba. How has the CPAP provincial program changed?  Prior to April 23rd, 2018, the Provincial Program covered the full costs of CPAP treatment, including the initial machine, mask and other supplies, all service fees. Manitoba along with Ontario were the only provinces that provided any… Read More

CPAP 101: Air Travel with CPAP

Posted by David L. Hebert - May 4, 2022

For CPAP users, it can sometimes feel like you’re married to your mask and hose, and by extension, to the machine that it’s attached to. When you need your CPAP therapy to get a good night’s sleep, it can be hard to imagine going on an international trip and having to lug around all of… Read More

CPAP 101: Filters

Posted by Remologie Staff - December 9, 2021

Your CPAP filter wants you to breathe clean, fresh air while you sleep. Seriously, they do. Although filters don’t get the attention they deserve, they’re not complaining. All they want to do is ensure you get a good night’s sleep by clearing the air you breathe before it reaches your airway and ultimately, your lungs…. Read More

CPAP 101: Choosing the Right Tubing for You

Posted by Remologie Staff - November 18, 2021

Finding the right tubing for your CPAP machine is important, as it will help deliver the steady stream of air that you need to combat sleep apnea. Here, we’ll cover the various tubing options available to you. Once you understand the characteristics of each, you’ll be in a better position to choose the best CPAP… Read More

CPAP 101: CPAP Masks

Posted by Remologie Staff - September 22, 2021

For individuals with sleep apnea and associated breathing issues, a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine is often necessary. While the machine itself is usually adjustable and similar in design from user to user, the sleeping masks worn to deliver that air pressure can vary significantly. Now that you’ve made the smart choice to safeguard… Read More

CPAP 101: CPAP Skin Care Tips to Reduce Irritation

Posted by Remologie Staff - September 8, 2021

A CPAP machine is the leading method of treatment for potentially serious nighttime breathing disorders such as sleep apnea. When a person suffers from sleep apnea, the muscles in the back of their throat relax too much and restrict the airway, causing the individual to experience stops and starts in breathing. A person that has… Read More

What are the Options for Sleep Studies, and Which is Best for Me?

Posted by Dr. Amy Bender - July 6, 2021

It is all too common to feel tired and unrefreshed during the day, and many of us will at some point complain of fatigue and poor sleep to our doctor. Upon being told, your doctor will likely consider referring you for a sleep study, and while they’ll be able to advise you on the options… Read More

Preventing Condensation in CPAP Tubing

Posted by David L. Hebert - April 15, 2021

Possibly the most common issue CPAP users face is the challenge of dealing with condensation. Any time the room temperature is cooler than the air travelling from the humidification chamber to your mask, the temperature difference can cause water droplets to collect inside the hose. This is commonly known as “rainout,” and it is a… Read More

How Does a CPAP Machine Work?

Posted by Remologie Staff - September 28, 2020

What is a CPAP Machine? Specifically designed for individuals with obstructive sleep apnea, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines increase air pressure within the throat to stop airways from collapsing during sleep. Conveniently sized to sit on most bedside tables, CPAP machines are available that run on either battery power or electricity. The base of… Read More

How Does Condensation Affect My OSA Treatment?

Posted by Remologie Staff - September 26, 2020

Have you ever experienced excessive condensation in your tubing or mask? For people who suffer from sleep apnea, condensation in CPAP machine equipment can be frustrating and uncomfortable. Learn how this can affect your treatment. Why does condensation happen? Condensation is the transformation of a gas or vapor into a liquid, such as the conversion… Read More

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