Are sleep apnea sufferers at greater risk from COVID-19?
Within only a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has swept almost all areas of the globe, putting stress on healthcare systems and instilling new anxieties in people with underlying health conditions. If you suffer from sleep apnea, you may be wondering whether this new respiratory infection poses a significant risk to you in the short […]Read more
Anxiety and sleep apnea- how to reduce stress before bed
According to The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety and stress can either be the cause of sleeping disorders or can exacerbate existing sleeping problems. Stress and sleep disorders such as sleep apnea can be both the cause and effect of each other, leading to a vicious cycle of no sleep and rising stress […]Read more
How to sleep with a noisy CPAP machine
If you’re new to using a CPAP machine, an immediate hurdle may be getting used to the noise. In fact, 29% of CPAP users reported that the noise disturbed their sleep. While many modern CPAP machines come with a silent feature, they will still make some sound. You and your partner may find this a […]Read more
How to sleep well with a CPAP mask
If you suffer from sleep apnea, sometimes spelt as sleep apnoea, then you may sleep with a CPAP machine. This is a common therapy which uses a mask to deliver steady and constant air pressure. However, some people find these masks uncomfortable, which can lead to a bad night’s sleep. To find out how to […]Read more
Central vs. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea – What’s the difference?
Many people around the world suffer from sleep apnoea, but there are two main types. Both Central Sleep Apnoea (CSA) and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) can cause severe health conditions, and if you suspect you have either of them, you should consult a medical professional. We’re going to break down the differences between CSA and […]Read more
How to cope the day after a bad night’s sleep
If you suffer from a medical condition that affects your sleep it can be hard to know how to cope after a particularly bad night. Even without a condition, we’ve all been there. To try and help your mind and body get back on track, here is some advice on what to do, or what […]Read more
3 things you need to know about micro-sleep
Do you frequently doze off without realising it? You may be experiencing a micro-sleep. In this blog, we’ll break down exactly what a micro-sleep is and what you can do to help. What is a micro-sleep? A micro-sleep refers to a temporary period of sleep lasting anywhere between a couple of seconds to a minute. […]Read more
Food and drink to avoid in the evening if you have sleep apnea
If you have sleep apnea, you’ve probably tried a whole host of tips and tricks to improve the quality of your sleep. As well as following a prescribed treatment programme, there is a wide range of lifestyle changes you can make to ease your symptoms and generally feel more rested throughout the day. What many […]Read more
Choosing the right sleep apnea mask
If you’ve just been diagnosed with sleep apnea, the key to successful treatment is finding the right CPAP mask. This can prove challenging, as there are many options to choose from. But don’t fret. By following these simple tips, you’ll find the ideal sleep apnea mask for your needs. 1. Select the right style Generally, […]Read more
How does sleep apnea differ between adults and children?
Sleep apnea, also commonly written as sleep apnoea, is a sleep disorder wherein the throat is partially or completely obstructed throughout the night. There are many causes and aggravators of sleep apnea, including a narrow throat passage, obesity, or neuromuscular disorders. But does sleep apnea differ in its symptoms, causes, and effects between children and […]Read more