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U of Sydney Study Examines Efficacy, Effectiveness of Sleep Apnoea Treatments

When it comes to treating sleep apnoea, there are two primary options: continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), which circulates air during sleep via a mask, and oral appliances, which hold the jaw in an optimal position and promote an open air passage. On a broad level, both therapies have demonstrated success in [...]

Lack of Sleep Associated with Distracted Eating

It’s long been established that poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of weight gain, but now a new study shows that there’s an unsuspected mechanism that links the two: distracted eating. The Link Between Distracted Eating and Poor Sleep Distracted eating is when you eat or drink a beverage besides water while doing [...]

By |December 17th, 2015|Food, Sleep Apnea|

Exploring the Impact of Women’s Snoring

All too often we act as though snoring is exclusively a man’s problem. Although it is true that because of the way men carry their weight, they are often more likely to snore, and women, who tend to be lighter sleepers, are more likely to wake to hear it. But it isn’t only [...]

New Campaign for Sleep Apnoea Awareness in Australia

Sleep apnoea is a dangerous health condition that can lead to serious health complications, potentially even death, usually through diabetes or heart disease. But sleep apnoea treatment is highly effective, and people who get the treatment can reduce their risks and sometimes even see recovery from the damage that sleep apnoea has caused. [...]

Why Your Snoring Gets Worse with Age

Have you noticed that your spouse’s snoring gets louder every year? Or maybe you’re the snorer, and it just seems like your spouse’s complaining gets louder every year. It isn’t just your imagination or your growing irritability. It’s probably true that snoring, whether yours or your spouse’s, tends to get worse as we [...]