Latest Blog Posts from Brian Lamacraft

What I Learned After 7 Years with Sleep Apnea

What I Learned After 7 Years with Sleep Apnea

After 7 years of CPAP use, I want to reflect a bit on what I learned during this journey. I’m thankful I went to the doctor and got the test because...

ByBrian LamacraftApril 19, 2024
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Why You Should Take a Sleep Test

Why You Should Take a Sleep Test

In this busy day and age, feeling tired is considered normal. We have a lot on our plates, but there’s a hidden danger in feeling tired all the time. Fatigue seems like it’s fine, especially as we age, but you may have undiagnosed sleep apnea.

ByBrian LamacraftMarch 19, 2024
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Alternatives to CPAP Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Alternatives to CPAP Therapy for Sleep Apnea

CPAP is a popular therapy for sleep apnea, but there are other solutions that can help you. Your doctor and a sleep therapist will determine the best option for you. I currently use CPAP, but you have options. Let’s look at a few.

ByBrian LamacraftMarch 1, 2024
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What to Do Your First Few Days with a CPAP Machine

What to Do Your First Few Days with a CPAP Machine

When you first get your CPAP machine, you may feel overwhelmed. I know that it was confusing for me the first little while. Here’s what you should do when you first bring your CPAP machine home.

ByBrian LamacraftJanuary 23, 2024
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Feeling Tired? Get Checked for Sleep Apnea

Feeling Tired? Get Checked for Sleep Apnea

Several years ago, I began to feel tired all the time. I thought it was an age thing since I was in my late 40s. I’d wake up with frequent headaches and fall asleep in my chair all the time. I didn’t know what was wrong until I saw my doctor and got diagnosed with sleep apnea.

ByBrian LamacraftDecember 26, 2023
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How to Deal with Sleep Apnea When You Have a Cold

How to Deal with Sleep Apnea When You Have a Cold

There comes a time when you’ll eventually get the flu or a bad cold. But you’ll still have to use your CPAP mask to get the rest you need. Recently, I battled a bad cold. Here’s how I handled my sleep apnea with it.

ByBrian LamacraftNovember 21, 2023
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