Handle The Potentially Dangerous Disorder Of Sleep Apnoea
Sleep apnoea can bring about dangerous medical complications; however you can take charge of your health and prevent it from controlling you. An article from http://cpapmasksforsidesleepers.com talks about tips on how to avoid sleep apnoea.
One of the reasons many people suffer from sleep apnoea is because they are carrying excessive weight. If you suffer from sleep apnoea and are overweight, try losing a few pounds.
If you have sleep apnoea, consider learning how to play a wind instrument. Researchers in Germany have found playing a didgeridoo can make your throat muscles stronger.
Drop some vices to fight against sleep apnoea. Drinking and smoking are very bad for the condition. Drinking depresses the ability of your respiratory system.
Try getting fitted for a mouth guard to help you sleep. The mouth guard helps by keeping your airway open and providing stability for the soft tissues.
Use a chin strap with your CPAP each night to prevent your mouth from opening as you sleep. This minor fabric piece makes sure that your chin stays up and your mouth closed.
Take your CPAP anywhere you go, even if you make a trip to the hospital. It’s important to have your familiar mask and machine available in the hospital, whether you’re there for a planned visit or an unplanned emergency.
If you suffer from sleep apnoea and have issues with your sinuses or allergies, have them treated as soon as possible.
If you are not having any luck managing your apnoea, you may want to talk to a doctor about more radical treatments. The removal of loose tissue at the back of the throat is one surgical technique that is a last resort treatment for severe sleep apnoea that can’t be controlled with other less invasive treatments.
Sleep apnoea may make you feel anxious. Take a warm bath before bed to calm down and induce good sleep.
Make sure you exercise your throat and jaw muscles. Sleep apnoea can be brought on by weak muscles, so doing these exercises can help.
Sleeping on your side will help you get a good nights' sleep, even with sleep apnoea. If you sleep on your back, it is easier for your airway to become blocked.
If a dry mouth is an issue with your CPAP device, here are some options. Try increasing the humidity output from the machine.
Consider joining a support group for sufferers of sleep apnoea. There are plenty of helpful and active online forums that provide support to sleep apnoea.
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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS
Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.
The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.
Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.
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