Month: <span>September 2019</span>

sleep apnoea

Letters from Dr Bentley: Interesting Information about Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dear Colleague

Welcome to our short newsletter which gives you some (hopefully) interesting information about obstructive sleep apnea.

It can be quite challenging to decide which patients to screen for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as the perceived prevalence is quite low. This is incorrect – the prevalence in the adult population ranges between 10 and 24% increasing to 49% in people over 65 years. Read more

I Wake Up Exhausted- Should I Worry About Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders with 25% of adults worldwide and 50% of cardiovascular disease patients …

man sleeping and snoring

Why Do We Use the Itamar WatchPAT for Home Sleep Apnea testing?

Let’s start by understanding that, in general, sleep apnea refers to the halting of breathing during sleep. There are two …

Key consideration when choosing a CPAP Mask

The choice of your CPAP mask is possibly the most important decision to be taken in CPAP therapy. There are many vendors …