What is Sleep Apnoea?
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a sleeping disorder in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep.
Sleep Apnoea is treated with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy, the treatment of choice for OSA.
Ever wondered if you’re sleeping well?
When people think of lack of sleep, it is normally associated with having a young family but if you or your partner have Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), you will not be the only one affected, it can cause sleep issues for the whole house.
What are the symptoms?
- Loud persistent snoring
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Choking or gasping for air during sleep
- Morning headaches
- Depression and irritability
- Restlessness during sleep
- Frequent night time visits to the bathroom
- Sexual dysfunction
- Dozing off while driving, reading or watching TV.
Ready to book in a consult?
Step 1. Book in a sleep screening today
- This FREE one on one screening with your pharmacist will determine whether further investigation is required. If so, your doctor will be consulted about a sleep study referral.
Step 2: Find out more
Depending on your doctor’s recommendation, you may be referred to do a home or hospital sleep study.
Step 3: Meet with a National Pharmacies Sleep Consultant
Depending on your doctor’s recommendation you may be referred to do a home or hospital sleep study. For home studies, our sleep partner, CLM Sleep Co, will send a Sleep Technician to visit you and set up the study in the comfort of your own home.
Once the results from your sleep study are ready, your local National Pharmacies Sleep Technician will contact you. Depending on your results, we will follow up with appropriate treatment options including; – Lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking and avoiding alcohol – Trial of CPAP machine. Trial of CPAP machines occur over a 4-6 week period, with follow up consultations to determine what equipment is best for you.
Our Sleep Partner
National Pharmacies Sleep was developed by CLM Sleep to bring you a personalised sleep apnoea Solution.