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Philips Announces New Partnership

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

Started Mar 19, 2011

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Welcome to the Hope2SleepGuide Forum, which is a service run by the Hope2Sleep Charity founded by Kath Hope…Continue

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Jonathan replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Stuart.  Reading what you say, you had sleep apnoea, you are being treated, and therefore you are now symptom-free.  Perhaps your social worker doesn't know what sleep apnoea is, and is simply covering their own backside.  Do…"
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"They have now suggested my wife should give up her well paid job and  becomes sole  carer for my children. With many jobs becoming scarce, I don't consider this to be an option. Am I being unreasonable?"
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"At the moment I have a problem with Social Services, because they believe my sleep apnea effects my ability to care for my two children. (Who are aged 3 and 4) I have been using a Dream Ware Mask, and a machine that records my sleeping on an SD…"
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"At the moment I have a problem with Social Services, because they believe my sleep apnea effects my ability to care for my two children. (Who are aged 3 and 4) I have been using a Dream Ware Mask, and a machine that records my sleeping on an SD…"
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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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