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APNOEA:  Without Breath (also spelt Apnea in some countries).  Therefore, Sleep Apnoea means pauses in breathing whilst…

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Posted by The SleepGuide Crew on April 7, 2011 at 14:46

Sleep Apnoea Myths Exposed !!!

SLEEP APNOEA MYTHS EXPOSED!!



I WAS TOLD I WON’T BE ABLE TO DRIVE IF I HAVE SLEEP APNOEA

Not True!  Once your treatment is proving to be successful your sleep clinician…

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Posted by The SleepGuide Crew on March 7, 2011 at 18:10 — 9 Comments

 

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