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What is the Best Sleeping Position for Sleep Apnea?

31st October, 2019

Everyone has a preference, a favourite sleeping position. Whether this is sleeping on your back, your stomach, your side or even with an extra pillow. To many people, this is just a personal choice that elevates comfort.  However, the way you sleep affects your overall health and body over time. How much sleep we get […]

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Top 5 Sleep Apnoea Myths Debunked

2nd October, 2019

Sleep apnoea is one of the most common sleep disorders, affecting 24% of middle-aged men, 9% of middle-aged women and 2-3% of children. With so much misinformation out there, here are five widespread myths of sleep apnoea debunked.  Myth #1: Sleep apnoea only affects men  1 out of 5 adults in Australia experience mild sleep apnoea. […]

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The Best Travel CPAP Machines in Australia: A Guide

10th September, 2019

Travel CPAP machines can be a great addition to your sleep therapy routine, particularly given the importance of consistent CPAP use. If you ever find yourself spending a night away from home, a travel sized CPAP machine will definitely come in handy. When it comes to the best mobile CPAP machines, Australia has some of […]

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Sleep Apnoea and CPAP: A History

27th August, 2019

Knowledge of sleep apnoea can be traced back to ancient times; records of symptoms such as heavy snoring date back more than 2000 years.  Sleep apnoea is a sleep disorder that affects breathing during sleep. The disorder includes pauses in breathing, as well as snoring and other symptoms. Today, modern technology and the development of […]

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What Happens if You Skip CPAP Therapy?

9th August, 2019

By improving your breathing while you sleep, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines help you get a longer, deeper sleep. If you use a CPAP machine, you will notice that no matter how strict you are with your therapy, there are times when skipping a night of therapy is tempting. Although this can be difficult […]

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What is CPAP Therapy?

9th April, 2019

The word CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. This refers to therapy that allows a person to breathe consistently and comfortably throughout sleep, by providing mild air pressure to a person’s upper airway. CPAP machines are most commonly used to treat sleep apnoea, a sleep disorder which occurs when your throat is partially or […]

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The Increasingly Clear Link Between Sleep Apnoea & Alzheimer’s Disease

26th March, 2019

Along with the already confirmed health impacts that sleep apnoea can have, new research has suggested a significant link between sleep apnoea and dementia. This comes after various studies in recent years, each indicating that the treatment of this common sleep disorder could help to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease later in life. The […]

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Your Guide to Buying a CPAP Machine – Everything You Need to Know

12th March, 2019

When it comes to buying a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine, the process can be confusing and the options available are extensive. There are numerous considerations that should be made when deciding which device to go with. For the best CPAP therapy experience, use this comprehensive overview to find a machine that best suits […]

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How Sleep Apnoea Affects Your Brain

26th February, 2019

There are various conditions that can come as a result of sleep apnoea and sleep disorders. The lack of oxygen that obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) causes can affect the entire body. While you may know about many of these impacts, as sleep apnoea causes oxygen deprivation, brain damage is one of the more significant risks […]

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Can CPAP Treatment Reduce Risk of Heart Disease?

24th January, 2019

When it comes to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), the disorder can be clearly linked with a high risk of heart problems – likely due to the lowered oxygen levels that people with OSA experience throughout the night. Studies have shown that approximately 75% of people hospitalised due to a stroke also have sleep apnoea. Not […]

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