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Snoring & Sleep Apnoea

Snoring & Sleep Apnoea Treatment in Melbourne

Snoring & Sleep Apnoea

Has your spouse or partner moved to a separate room, exhausted by listening to you snore, gasp and choke every night?

Do you wake up in the morning with a headache, feeling just as tired as when you went to sleep?

If this is you, you may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Sleep apnea affects more than a million Australian adults.

OSA is condition where there is intermittent upper airflow blockage during sleep. OSA is seen in all ages and the frequency increases with age and obesity.

  • Snoring and daytime sleepiness.
  • Fatigue
  • Waking unrefreshed
  • Depression
  • Lack of concentration
  • Mood changes or irritability
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Reduced sex drive
  • Sore throat, or
  • Teeth grinding
  • Loud, persistent snoring
  • Pauses in breathing, accompanied with gasping episodes when sleeping
  • Excessive sleepiness during waking hours

Get a sleep study test by sleep physician or specialist. The test will record what happens while you sleep and determine the severity of your condition to provide the most appropriate treatments

Common Treatments

  • The delivery of pressure via a face or nasal mask (CPAP) is often prescribed
  • Oral Appliance
  • Surgery

If neglected, sleep apnoea can result into major health problems,

Including:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Stroke
  • Heart Failure,
  • Irregular Heartbeat and
  • Heart Attacks

HELPING YOU BE HEALTHIER, HAPPIER, AND IN CONTROL OF YOUR OVERALL WELLBEING