Treatment for sleep apnoea
Obstructive sleep apnoea is a serious sleep disorder that can’t be cured. Fortunately, it’s easy to treat. Getting effective treatment for your sleep apnoea has many benefits. It can reduce your risk of suffering serious medical problems and accidents. It should also help you to sleep better at night and feel happier and more energetic during the day.
Which sleep apnoea treatment for you?
CPAP therapy for sleep apnoea
Sleep apnoea is usually treated with CPAP therapy. During therapy, a CPAP device sends pressurised air through a CPAP mask to keep your airways open while you sleep. It can feel unusual at first but most people quickly get used to using their CPAP device. And it’s worth it: treating your sleep apnoea can transform your daytime mood and energy levels.
MRD therapy for sleep apnoea
Some people struggle to adapt to CPAP therapy. Fortunately, there’s an effective alternative: Mandibular repositioning device (MRD) therapy. ResMed’s proven device is called the Narval appliance and it’s suitable for people who suffer from mild to moderate sleep apnoea and snoring.
Benefits of sleep apnoea treatment and CPAP therapy
Whether you’re happy with CPAP or choose to use an MRD, the most important thing is to use your sleep apnoea therapy every night, for as many hours as possible. Effective treatment for sleep apnoea can provide a wide variety of benefits.
It has been shown to help ease common symptoms and improve your energy levels, productivity and overall mind-body wellness. It is important to remember that, left untreated, sleep apnoea can lead to other serious health issues.
How can I access treatment?
If you think you might have sleep apnoea, tell your doctor about your symptoms. They will prescribe a sleep test if they think you might have sleep apnoea or another sleep-related condition. With the right diagnosis, you can receive the right treatment and your health and energy levels should improve.
Real stories from real patients
Learn more by watching real people share their personal experience of sleep apnoea therapy. They discuss the ups and downs and share their tips for enjoying successful CPAP therapy.