The following are my own tips in helping with my own treatment, and are not meant as a substitute for medical advice. However, I hope they prove useful.
A lot of people find it hard to tolerate their equipment at first, so it's a good idea to set it up during the day whilst relaxing, such as watching tv,…Continue
Added by Kath Hope on October 25, 2011 at 20:00 — No Comments
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…
Added by The SleepGuide Crew on April 7, 2011 at 14:46 — No Comments
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…Continue