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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Treatment: CPAP vs Dental Appliances [Infographic]

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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a condition caused by the restriction of air in the body due to the tissue of the throat, resulting in snoring and/or irregular breathing patterns whilst sleeping. Snoring is seen as the most common symptom of obstructive sleep apnoea. If left untreated, sleep apnoe... Continue reading

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OSA Case Study: A Patient with High Blood Pressure

Health professional taking a man's blood pressure

Like most patients, Gerry Hart would visit his dentist for problems related to his teeth and gums. Little did he expect on one of those occasions, that the dentist he has been seeing for the past two years, would turn his life around. It was Dr David Norcross, Gerry’s dentist at Kelmscott Den... Continue reading

Tags:  Health Consequences,  High Blood Pressure,  Obstructive Sleep Apnoea,  Sleep Apnoea Diagnosis,  Sleep Apnoea Treatment

The link between Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Memory Loss

relationship between sleep apnoea and memory loss

Sleep apnoea sufferers are characterised by their loud and persistent snoring, while some are known to choke and gasp for air during sleep. “Apnoea” is a Greek word that translates to “without breath”. For most, sleep apnoea results in poor quality and fragmented sleep for th... Continue reading

Tags:  Health Consequences,  Memory Loss,  Sleep Apnoea Treatment,  Untreated Sleep Apnoea

What is the best treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea?

What is obstructive sleep apnoea?

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)? Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a common condition that can affect your health, your sleep and your lifestyle. It occurs when the airway is blocked by the soft tissue of the throat during sleep. Snoring is associated with a partial blockage while a full bl... Continue reading

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