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Microsleep and Sleep Apnea – Top 5 Causes - December 11th, 2018

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There is a link between microsleep and sleep apnea. Microsleep is a worrying episode in which people become incredibly drowsy and temporarily fall asleep without realising it, typically lasting anything from a fraction of a second to 30 seconds. The potential disastrous consequences are clear: anyone experiencing micro sleep while […]

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Do I have sleep apnea? - December 4th, 2018

A common question people ask themselves when they don’t get a good night’s sleep is “Do I have sleep apnea?” Obstructive sleep apnea (or apnoea) impacts approximately 34% of people in Australia. OSA can affect individuals across all age groups. With OSA, your throat becomes obstructed during your sleep, disrupting […]

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5 common causes of sleep apnea - November 29th, 2018

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The Top 5 Causes of Sleep Apnea Here are the top 5 causes of sleep apnea. It can affect anyone, but certain factors increase your risk. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common but serious and potentially debilitating sleep disorder that affects an estimated one million people in Australia. People with OSA […]

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The CPAP and Relationships affect: sound, fear, and the CPAP machine - November 22nd, 2018

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With our busier-than-ever lifestyle, getting a good night’s sleep is essential to the recovery of our body and mind. Snoring and sleep apnea are harmful to your health, but have you thought about the affect of CPAP and relationships? CPAP and Relationships – The sound effect Snoring is the result […]

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3 Reasons to Get Sleep Apnea Treatment Today - November 15th, 2018

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Get Sleep Apnea Treatment Today Sleep apnea, also know as sleep apnoea or obstructive sleep apnea, is a fairly common sleep disorder, although many people don’t get sleep apnea treatment. There are many reasons for this. Some of the people who do not seek help for the condition may not […]

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Acid reflux: Is it causing sleep apnea? - November 8th, 2018

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Is acid reflux causing sleep apnea? If you’re plagued with acid reflux you know that it can occur at any time during the day or night, even while you’re sleeping. Reflux can be one of the main contributors or catalysts behind obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and may generally be the […]

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Obstructive sleep apnea … the illness that knows no age limit - November 1st, 2018

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Age is no guide. Another restless night of tossing and turning, recurrent awakenings and a spouse revisiting the spare room sound familiar? Well, with over 40% of adult males and 24% adult females habitual snorers, and often this is a sign of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. But […]

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Watching for Sleep Apnea Symptoms - October 25th, 2018

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Sometime Sleep Apnea Symptoms are Right In Front of You Many people suffer sleep apnea symptoms but may not even be aware of them. Sleep apnea is more common than one may think – with over three in 10 men and almost two in 10 women affected. There are some very […]

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Sleep Apnea Treatment for Young People - October 18th, 2018

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Sleep Apnea Treatment for Young People … the illness that knows no age limit Another restless night of tossing and turning, recurrent awakenings and a spouse revisiting the spare room sound familiar? Well, with over 40% of adult males and 24% adult females habitual snorers, your household is not alone. […]

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How to talk to a partner about sleep apnea - October 11th, 2018

How to talk to a partner about sleep apnea It can be difficult to talk to a partner about their snoring or gasping during the night, especially if it’s keeping you awake. But if you’re worried these symptoms could be pointing towards sleep apnea, it might be time to broach […]

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Microsleep: sleep apnea’s hidden consequence - October 4th, 2018

Sufferers of sleep apnea (or apnoea) may be familiar with experiencing a poor night’s rest, but what they might not realise is the effect this is having on them during the day. Feeling tired and groggy isn’t the only consequence of tossing and turning; many people will also experience microsleep, […]

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5 bedroom essentials to counter sleep disorder - September 27th, 2018

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Sleep Disorder – 5 Essential Bedroom Tips If you’re tired of having a bad night and suspect you have a sleep disorder, here are five bedroom essentials to help improve your sleep! 1. Get Tested! Ok, so this isn’t a bedroom tip – but it makes sense. If you suspect […]

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Manage sleep apnea with a CPAP machine - September 20th, 2018

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A CPAP Machine can help manage sleep apnea Sleep apnea is a condition affecting millions of people throughout the world. Affected persons usually gasp for air during their sleep and may sometimes wake up due breathe shortage. This breathing difficulty during sleep are caused by throat obstruction. The condition is […]

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Better breathing with a CPAP machine - September 13th, 2018

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Not getting enough sleep? Get better breathing with a CPAP Machine Sleep apnea is a condition affecting millions of people throughout the world. Affected persons usually gasp for air during their sleep and may sometimes wake up due breathe shortage. This breathing difficulty during sleep are caused by throat obstruction. […]

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3 LIFESTYLE CHANGES YOU CAN MAKE TO IMPROVE SLEEP APNEA - September 9th, 2018

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Yes, lifestyle changes can make a difference. If you struggle with sleep apnea, there are positive lifestyle changes you can make to improve your situation. From eating healthily to using a sleep apnea mask, small changes can enhance your chances at a good night’s sleep. Improve your diet & exercise […]

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CPAP masks may be funded through a home care package - August 30th, 2018

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Does your loved one suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? Have you thought about using the funding from their home care package (HCP) for medical equipment and aids, particularly CPAP masks? CPAP masks and OSA OSA may present as frequent and excessive sleepiness during the day, and an increased need […]

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Sleep apnea masks: a guide to selecting the right one - August 23rd, 2018

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How many sleep apnea masks are there? Sleep apnea masks are used on CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines as part of an effective therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Obstructive sleep apnea occurs during sleep when throat muscles relax causing the airway to close thereby stopping oxygen intake. This […]

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Sleep Apnea Diagnosis – How to Spot It - August 16th, 2018

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A Sleep Apnea Diagnosis – What does it mean? A sleep apnea diagnosis means that you are suffering from a sleeping disorder that affects more than 250,000 Australians. Sleep apnea is commonly used in the United States, while in the United Kingdom it is referred to as sleep apnoea. The […]

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CPAP Masks: what are they and how do they help? - August 9th, 2018

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CPAP masks are a crucial component to CPAP machines. CPAP machines treat people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) by applying Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP). But the CPAP masks that actually fit onto the face of the patient are too just as important, if not more so, that the CPAP […]

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IS A MOUTHPIECE BETTER THAN A CPAP MACHINE? - July 28th, 2018

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Mouthpiece and mask discomfort – get a better fit with a custom made mask Whether as a sleep apnea sufferer you wear a mouthpiece or use a continuous positive airway pressure machine (CPAP), there can be issues around discomfort from badly fitting equipment. As a mouthpiece fits over the teeth […]

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HOW TO FALL ASLEEP AND ADAPT TO A CPAP MASK - July 20th, 2018

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It can be hard to fall asleep when starting CPAP therapy Adapting to CPAP therapy can be difficult at first and you may have trouble when trying to fall asleep with the sleep apnea mask. This is normal because the body takes a while to adopt new habits. Rest assured, for […]

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BAD NIGHT? HERE’S HOW TO GET THROUGH THE DAY - July 13th, 2018

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Losing sleep for a whole night or much of the night can cause you to feel rather glum the following day. Your body works on recovery, while your brain processes thoughts and stores memories while you sleep, so a bad night can cause you to feel sluggish and uptight. Here […]

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APNEA MACHINES: WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW DO THEY WORK? - July 6th, 2018

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If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you’re likely very curious about the different treatment options available. One common and popular option is an apnea machine, also known as a CPAP machine. This therapy has been available for 30 years and is considered the […]

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CPAP MACHINES MAY BE THE ANSWER TO IMPROVED DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT - June 29th, 2018

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common and serious breathing disorder caused by partial or complete obstruction of the airways during sleep for which the use of a CPAP machine is essential. OSA affects many people and can cause symptoms such as snoring, choking, dry mouth, sore throat, headaches, daytime […]

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WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS OF A BAD NIGHT’S SLEEP - June 22nd, 2018

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We’ve all been there. Hearing the alarm go off in the morning and groggily reaching for the phone, feeling like you’ve just gotten off to sleep in the last few minutes. The night was spent tossing and turning, unable to settle, or waking up seemingly every few minutes with no […]

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MICROSLEEP - June 15th, 2018

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You probably already know that for optimum health you need 7-8 hours of sleep every night. Furthermore, you may already be aware of the fact that brief afternoon naps aid in keeping you fresh and increasing productivity. But are you aware of something known as microsleep? This is a grave […]

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CPAP MACHINE TIPS – HELPING YOU GET A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP - June 8th, 2018

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Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines are effective tools in ensuring a good night’s sleep for those with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The machines on the market differ in size, quality and built-in functions, and all of them can take some getting used to. Here are some tips and useful […]

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CPAP MASK FAQS - June 1st, 2018

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If you have finally made a step to get checked because of loud snoring and have received a proper diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea, congratulations! You will now sleep better at night and also lessen your chances of developing brain damage and other severe diseases. However, you may now have […]

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SLEEP APNEA: WHY IS SLEEP SO IMPORTANT? - May 25th, 2018

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Sleep is important, it is a universal truth, but many people are unaware just how integral it is to the human body. Even small, regular disturbances from disorders such as sleep apnea, snoring and teeth grinding can cause lasting physiological issues. During sleep, the body’s metabolic rate drops, energy is […]

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COMMON CPAP MASK PROBLEMS - May 16th, 2018

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If you have been recently diagnosed with sleep apnea and you find wearing the CPAP mask intolerable, you are not alone. CPAP therapy may be a great option to ease the most severe symptoms of sleep apnea. However, you may run into trouble with the mask if it’s your first […]

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THE BENEFITS OF A CPAP MACHINE FOR APNEA SUFFERERS - May 9th, 2018

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Obstructive sleep apnoea (or apnea) can come with a whole host of other health issues, including heart disease, stroke, and issues related to tiredness. Using a CPAP machine, however, which works to prevent the blocking of the airwaves caused by sleep apnoea, is an effective and recommended method to prevent […]

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HOW TO ENJOY A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP WHEN YOU SUFFER FROM OSA - May 2nd, 2018

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Obstructive sleep apnoea – OSA – can be a thoroughly debilitating condition which invades all aspects of sufferers’ lives. The regular interruption of sleep can have a severe impact on your waking life and increases your risk of developing certain conditions, including high blood pressure and heart disease. So, how […]

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REALITIES OF LIFE WITH SLEEP APNEA - April 26th, 2018

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LIFE WITH SLEEP APNEA Every person wants to get a good night’s sleep – it’s not too much to ask for. Among all other creatures, the human race is the only one that can delay sleeping on purpose. All the other creatures sleep when their body tells them to. However, […]

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TAKING CARE OF YOUR CPAP MACHINE - April 19th, 2018

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For a long time now, you may have been suffering severely from sleep apnea. Finally, help is here and you have your prescription for a CPAP machine. However, you are now probably wondering what you need to know about a CPAP machine. Read on to find out more. A CPAP […]

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COULD YOU HAVE A SLEEP DISORDER? - March 29th, 2018

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder which is thought to affect over 1.5 million people in Australia – or 5% of the population. Most often found in males over the age of 60, OSA involves repeated occurrences of the throat being obstructed – either partially or completely – […]

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DRIVER FATIGUE & SLEEP APNEA: WHAT ARE THE RISKS? - March 22nd, 2018

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Driver fatigue is one of the main causes of accidents in Australia. Sleep apnea is one of the most insidious sleep disorders, where the throat closes partially or fully during sleep and often triggers people to wake many times over a night. People often don’t realise that they have sleep […]

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MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES CAUSED BY SLEEP APNEA - March 15th, 2018

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SLEEP APNEA BEGINNING TO BE RECOGNISED AS A MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which is characterised by repeated episodes of throat obstruction during the sleep cycle, can be very difficult to live with on a physical level, particularly if treatment is not sought. However, if that wasn’t difficult […]

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ABOUT OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA) - March 8th, 2018

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OSA is a fairly common condition and is caused by the walls of the throat relaxing and contracting during sleep, which results in interruptions to normal breathing. This can lead to disturbed sleep patterns, a negative impact on quality of life due to regular sleep interruptions and may also cause […]

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SLEEP APNOEA – OR IS IT SLEEP APNEA? - November 1st, 2017

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Partial or obstructive sleep apnoea/sleep apnea is a treatable condition that is caused by a folding or collapse of the airways during sleep. It can cause the sufferer to snore and stop breathing for a short period of time, which may also disrupt the sufferer’s partner, or even members of […]

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ApneaSeal and Air Liquide Healthcare at Sleep DownUnder Auckland Oct 2017 - October 26th, 2017

Air Liquide Healthcare invited ApneaSeal to share their booth and strengthen our partnership at the Sleep DownUnder 2017 conference in Auckland New Zealand (26-28 October 2017). Air Liquide Healthcare is a leading sleep, respiratory care, and medical gas provider with a focus to provide innovative solutions to the market. And […]

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Ray Hadley’s Personal Experience of ApneaSeal – 2GB – Audio Only - October 10th, 2017

A recent presentation on Ray Hadley’s show on Radio 2GB in Sydney. ApneaSeal discussion (0:00-0:40 then 1:30-4:00).

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ApneaSeal will be exhibiting at Sleep Down Under 2017 - October 6th, 2017

Once again we will be attending Sleep Down Under 2017 Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association (ASTA), at the SkyCity Convention Centre in Auckland October 25-28. We look forward to seeing you there!

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ApneaSeal Launches two new Nose Studios in Melbourne VIC- Sep 2017 - September 19th, 2017

ApneaSeal’s latest Nose Studios were launched in Melbourne in September 2017. We are pleased to announce a new Nose Studio at Air Liquide Healthcare’s Richmond office, where sleep professionals Mary and Beverley are pictured; And a second Nose Studio in Melbourne located with Madan and Manik at the Essendon Air […]

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ApneaSeal launches with Healthy Sleep Solutions & Air Liquide Healthcare in QLD- Aug/Sept 2017 - September 19th, 2017

Healthy Sleep Solutions Sunshine Coast (a division of Air Liquide Healthcare) and  Air Liquide Healthcare sites in both Brisbane and Gold Coast opened their doors in the last month to station new Nose Studio’s bringing ApneaSeal’s customised CPAP mask technology to the Queensland market. “We are delighted by the ability […]

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ApneaSeal launches pilot with Healthy Sleep Solutions (Air Liquide Healthcare) in Western Australia – Perth Jul 2017 - September 4th, 2017

Healthy Sleep Solutions (a division of Air Liquide Healthcare) Perth were welcomed by Bespoke Medical Innovations CEO Darren Churchill to ‘handover’ and commission a brand-new Nose Studio®, part of a new and innovative customised CPAP therapy mask called ApneaSeal. Jeff Vaughan (Regional Business Manager – Vic, Tas, SA, WA and […]

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ApneaSeal Launches in NSW with Air Liquide Healthcare – Sydney Jul 2017 - September 4th, 2017

ApneaSeal’s unique and patent-pending technology including a revolutionary fast and simple facial imaging device, the Nose Studio® is now available at a third NSW site. ApneaSeal’s alliance with multi-national Air Liquide Healthcare and Healthy Sleep Solutions (with key focus on diagnostics and patient compliance) provides a turnkey solution for patients […]

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ApneaSeal Technology Review on Chris Smith Show – 2GB – Audio Only - August 31st, 2017

We were recently interviewed by Chris Smith on 2GB in their Health & Nutrition program.

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ApneaSeal on 2GB – Audio Only - August 22nd, 2017

A recent presentation on Ben Fordham’s show on Radio 2GB in Sydney.

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ApneaSeal interview on 2UE – Audio Only - August 20th, 2017

We recently spoke with Tim Webster on radio station 2UE.

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ApneaSeal Relaunches Brand with new Website and Logo – Sydney Jul 2017 - August 1st, 2017

ApneaSeal(TM) recently completed and launched a full rebrand and new website. Commissioning a top Sydney-based advertising and media agency, Sweeney Advertising, the creative department went to work on giving the whole brand a distinct fresh look. After “initial discovery” and “brand strategy” meetings with the teams, the premise of our […]

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ApneaSeal’s National rollout begins – Sydney Jun 2017 - August 1st, 2017

ApneaSeal is excited to announce installation of the first Nose Studio® at Benchmark Sleep Services in Sydney. This is recognising the long-standing service and experience Benchmark have within the sleep apnea community and the first in a national rollout plan. The purpose of the Nose Studio is to proficiently capture […]

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Why Sleep Apnea Raises Your Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death, Cleveland Clinic – OH USA Jun 2017 - August 1st, 2017

Obstructive sleep apnea is common and linked to many medical problems. One common problem you may not be aware of is sudden cardiac arrest. When you have obstructive sleep apnea, “not only are you likely to wake up with a headache and fall asleep during the day, but you’re also at […]

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An ApneaSeal™ Story – Sydney May 2017 - August 1st, 2017

I arrived at Bespoke Medical during April 2017 as the Director of Strategy and Innovation. Having immersed myself for 24 years in the sleep and respiratory medical device industry, and previously as ResMed’s Chief of Technology and chief engineer in CPAP mask interfaces for nearly all those years, I’ve always […]

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Home for Heroes helped by Sleep Apnea Company - July 6th, 2017

On 31 July 2016 ApneaSeal announced its generous support for the Homes For Heroes Program established by RSL LifeCare to provide accommodation and other support services for homeless veterans. ApneaSeal Chief Executive Officer Darren Churchill committed a percentage of revenue from the sale of the new ApneaSeal product through the […]

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ApneaSeal – Market Research 2016 - July 6th, 2017

Late November, members of the ApneaSeal team ventured into the Cherrybrook Shopping Centre to validate a number of sleep market assumptions, whilst targeting appropriate demographics. The exercise was a great success, having met a large proportion of potentially undiagnosed sleep apnea sufferers and their partners, whilst also gaining market feedback […]

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ApneaSeal Presentation at the Castle Hill RSL 2016 - July 6th, 2017

ApneaSeal held a complimentary presentation at the Castle Hill RSL on the 29th of June. Dr Benjamin Ng well renowned local Sleep Physician presented on the indications and treatment options for sleep disorders . A number of sleep apnea patients as well as those yet to be diagnosed attended the […]

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ApneaSeal at Sleep DownUnder 2016 in Adelaide - July 6th, 2017

Apnea Seal presented its latest Nose Studio at the Sleep DownUnder conference in Adelaide between the 20th and 21st of October. Sleep Down Under 2016 featured a comprehensive scientific programme with five international speakers and a multitude of Australian internationally renowned presenters. ApneaSeal offers an improved and innovative approach to […]

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