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Your Size and Sleep Apnoea

Obesity and sleep apnoea

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is associated with a number of medical conditions, namely cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and depression. This article looks at the relationship between OSA and Obesity. Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea First we should clear up what we me... Continue reading

Tags:  Foods and Diet,  Health Consequences,  Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Anti-Snoring Eating Habits: Sleep Tight By Eating These Foods

Anti-snoring eating habits

Having trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep? You’re not alone! 90% of Australians will suffer from some form of sleep disorder in their lifetime, with 30% being severely affected. With the International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD) organising 8 categories, with over 70 recogn... Continue reading

Tags:  Foods and Diet,  Health Consequences,  Snoring Remedies

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

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