Sleep Disorders / Treatment

  • Sleeping Tablets


    What Are Sleeping Tablets?

    Sleeping tablets work on pathways in the brain which are important in regulating whether someone is awake or asleep. Most sleeping tablets make the ‘sleep pathways’ more active.  One of the newer medications works by making the ‘wake pathways’ less

  • Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)


    What is surgery for OSA ?
    Surgery in adults with OSA should only be a last resort. As a rule, it is only worth it if you can’t wear CPAP (despite persistent effort) or use an Oral Appliance. Surgery might also be used in certain cases to help you wear these. On the other hand, surgery is

  • Travelling with CPAP


    1. Can I travel with CPAP?
    CPAP treatment for sleep apnoea may not be the most convenient thing to use. But it doesn't need to get in the way of your lifestyle. There are a number of things that can be done that you should know about. These let you travel, go camping and get out and about while

  • Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

    Treatment options for OSA old

    Important things to know about OSA treatments

    • As the causes of sleep apnea vary there is no single treatment that works for everyone.
    • Deciding which treatment is most appropriate is best done by talking to your doctor.
    • Weight loss is advisable in anyone who is overweight.
    • Reduction of