Do you want to hear a real life experience with treatment of this chronic condition? Sharee has had life changing experience after treatment of her osa with a mandibular advancement splint. Hear her experience.

Obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea causes excessive daytime sleepiness – PubMed

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov – Obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea (OSAH) causes excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), impairs quality of life (QoL) and increases cardiovascular disease and road traffic accident risks. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment is clinically effective but undermined by intolerance, and its cost-effectiveness is borderline in milder cases. Click here for the full article.

Non CPAP therapies in obstructive sleep apnoea – European Respiratory Journal

erj.ersjournals.com – Mandibular advancement devices (MADs) represent the main non-continuous positive airway pressure (non-CPAP) therapy for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). The aim of the European Respiratory Society Task Force was to review the evidence in favour of MAD therapy. Effects of tongue-retaining devices are not included in this report. Click here for the complete article.

How Well Does the STOPBANG Score Predict OSA? MedScape Medical News

www.medscape.com – I’m going to start this article by talking about basic statistics. I know that I’m gambling a little here, and I hope I don’t lose too many readers up front. I figured that I would lay all the cards on the table, however, because I can’t make my point without a little math. Click here for the complete…

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Jaw Device, CPAP Similar for BP Reduction in Sleep Apnea – MedScape Medical News

www.medscape.com – The use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and mandibular advancement devices (MADs) in the treatment of sleep apnea showed similar effects on blood pressure reduction, according to a new network meta-analysis. For the full version of the article click here…

Obstructive sleep apnoea in women can be overlooked – The Straits Times

www.straitstimes.com – For a long time, Madam S. could not understand why she felt so drained in the morning despite clocking seven to eight hours of sleep every night. She dragged herself to work, had difficulty focusing and would sometimes doze off during meetings. For full version of the article click here…

Child obesity link to rise in sleep apnoea – The West Australian

www.au.news.yahoo.com/thewest – Rising levels of childhood obesity are being partly blamed for a big increase in WA children being referred to hospital with sleep problems. For full article click here…