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March 18, 2011 Philips and World Association of Sleep Medicine join efforts to expand people’s awareness of the impact of sleep on health and well-being Special sleep module launched as part of the…Continue

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A to Zzz's of Sleep Definitions and Abbreviations

A to Zzz of SLEEP DEFINITIONS AND ABBREVIATIONS



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



APNOEA/HYPOPNOEA INDEX (AHI):  The number of apnoea/hypopnoea incidents per hour.



APNOEA INDEX (AI):  The number of apnoea events per hour.



AROUSAL:  Going from sleep to wakefulness, or…

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Posted 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 can fill in a form to be sent to the DVLA, who should give you permission to drive.

 

SLEEP APNOEA ONLY AFFECTS OBESE PEOPLE

Not True!  Yes, of course obese people are affected, just like obesity can cause other…

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Posted on March 7, 2011 at 18:10 — 9 Comments

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Best CPAP MACHINE FOR CAMPING?

HiI'm new to the forum.  I would like a compact machine for use in a camper van.  Does anyone have experience of this using electric hook up?  I would welcome your comments.  See More
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