Use the Epworth Sleepiness Scale to Assess Your Risk of Sleep Apnoea
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a serious sleep disorder, which if left undiagnosed increases the risk of stroke, heart attack, Type 2 diabetes and liver disease. It is caused by the...
What To Do About Your Sleep Apnoea
Sleep apnoea is a relatively common disorder caused by the narrowing of the throat muscles. This blocks the airway passage and causes loud snoring. What are the types of sleep apnoea?...
Alternatives to CPAP Therapy for Treating Sleep Apnoea
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a disruptive condition with serious health consequences if left untreated. One of the leading forms of treatment is CPAP therapy, which involves a machine supplying air...
Should I take a Sleep Test?
If your bed partner has complained about your loud snoring… if you wake up during the night choking or gasping… or have a headache in the morning… you should take a...
Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Sleep Apnoea
A recent study by the NHS observes that as many as 1.5 million individuals throughout the United Kingdom suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). In fact, estimates claim that four per...
Are At-Home Sleep Tests a Waste of Time?
Why bother with at-home sleep tests? Are they not simply delaying a sound night of rest? Why can’t I just buy the CPAP therapy equipment outright? This type of mentality is...