Although CPAP machines now have multiple humidification options, many patients still struggle with having dry or stuffy sinuses after using their CPAP machine. Thankfully, you can treat any dry or stuffy noses with Flo Sprays!
Achieving clear airways is a critical component of treatment for people with chronic respiratory diseases. Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) therapy can be used to help those with excessive lung secretions (mucous) or with difficulty clearing secretions, including patients suffering from COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis and lung infections.
You’ve made the decision to start working on your sleep – so what now? For those looking for ways to improve their sleeping habits, start with the 10 Commandments of Sleep Hygiene. These simple steps can help you fall asleep faster, for longer, and more deeply.
Sunburnt, sweaty and…sleep deprived? Heatwaves can make it difficult to get a good night’s sleep. Our bodies need to cool down as we go to sleep, making it harder to get deep sleep during these hot summer months. So here are some tips to help you stay cool and well rested this summer.
Sleep apnoea is more than just a snoring problem – and it can have much deeper consequences than tiredness. Did you know that diabetes, particularly Type 2 diabetes, and sleep apnoea have been strongly linked?
We know we need it – but we rarely get it. 7-8 hours of sleep is recommended for most adults, but many Australians are functioning on much less. For some, operating on 5-6 hours per night might even be a point of pride. But getting enough sleep is a necessity when it comes to our health. Here are just 10 things that 8 hours of sleep does for you.
Our eyes are hard at work every day. With so much of our lives now centered on screens, our eyes are working double time. This excess screen time can lead to dry eyes, double vision, headaches, concentration issues and even sleep problems. One of the best ways to reduce eye strain is with an eye mask. Here are some of the benefits.
Never before has a vaccine been developed so quickly – usually, it would take many years. As a result, many people are concerned that the safety of the vaccine has been compromised for the sake of speed. But Professor Jamie Triccas, head of infectious disease and immunology at the University of Sydney, explains why the speed of the vaccine development shouldn’t be a cause for concern.
Upwards of 83% of patients who start CPAP therapy are non-compliant over the long term. Starting CPAP therapy is crucial – but it is just as important to make sure you keep using CPAP consistently to achieve your best health outcome.
Sleep is crucial for our brains to function well. Without good sleep, we are much more at risk of making poor choices. But this goes far deeper than choosing the wrong route to work, or picking an unhealthy meal. Researchers now have evidence to show that sleep deprivation may put us at greater risk of addiction and drug abuse.