How does the sleep apnoea affect my health?

Untreated sleep apnoea will affect your daily routine and activity. If you are a driver, it may put your life in danger as well as other’s. It is worth to mention that 15-25% of road accidents are believed to be due to sleep problems, 62% of truck accidents are due to sleep problems. 18-30% of [...]

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What are OSA symptoms?

Some symptoms might be noticed during the day like continues fatigue, tiredness and falling asleep during day time, during watching TV or when setting in a public place, while talking to someone or while driving. Other symptoms can be noticed during the sleep usually noticed by the patient’s spouse or partner, such as snoring, significant [...]

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Can I take a medicine for OSA?

OSA is not treated by any medications. Serious OSA is usually best be controlled by CPAP treatment. Losing significant weight, removal of enlarged tonsils, and dental devices can also help in reducing OSA severity in some cases.

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What is a CPAP?

CPAP stands for continues positive airway pressure, It is the most successful treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea. It is basically an air pump that delivers normal room air under pressure to the patient through a mask during their sleep. This air flow will keep the patient’s airway open and allow them to breathe safely so [...]

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What is sleep apnoea?

Sleep apnoea is the reduction or the complete stopping of breathing during sleep. Patients may not be aware of the apnoea but will feel the other symptoms during the wake. There are many types of sleep apnoea such as: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA): It is the reduction or the stopping of breathing during sleep due [...]

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