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The Usefulness of CPAP Therapy and CPAP Alternatives

Continued Positive Airway Pressure or CPAP is a longstanding and clinically proven therapy for treating sleep apnoea. (Sleep Health Foundation, 2013) Sleep apnoea is a disorder that causes one to have pauses in breathing when sleeping. It disrupts sleep at night and causes many serious (and some les... Continue reading

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Insomnia and sleep apnoea, what’s the difference?

Insomnia and sleep apnoea, what’s the difference?

Knowing you have difficulties sleeping is one thing, but understanding why and what’s causing your sleep deprivation is another. Sleep disorders can have complex causes and serious health consequences if left unmanaged. For this reason, it’s very important to speak with a medical special... Continue reading

Tags:  Obstructive Sleep Apnoea,  Sleep Apnoea Diagnosis,  Sleep Apnoea Treatment,  Untreated Sleep Apnoea

Can Dentists Treat Sleep Apnoea? A Dentist's Role For Your Treatment

Can dentists treat sleep apnea?

Dentists can treat sleep apnoea that is not severe. In fact, studies have shown that oral dental appliances are effective, safe and simple treatment options for suffers of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea. It’s important that your dentist has the expertise, training and accreditation ... Continue reading

Tags:  Obstructive Sleep Apnoea,  Sleep Apnoea Diagnosis,  Sleep Apnoea Treatment

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

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