Restful sleep is necessary for the healing and repairing of the body. Children may experience some type of sleep disorder without any lasting effect but for some, sleep problem may significantly affect their functioning and general well-being.
Studies indicated that children with sleep disorder are more prone to depression and anxiety disorders. They may have behavioral problems and for school-age children, may exhibit low performance in school.
Prevalence of Sleep Disturbance
Health reports suggest that a great percentage of children not only in the U.S. but in other parts of the world, are chronically sleep deprived. The U.S National Sleep Foundation (NSF) indicated that two out of three children below the age of 10 have experienced some form of sleep problem.… Read More...
Almost everyone has experienced trouble getting to sleep. This occurrence is normal and mostly temporary brought about by stress and other transient factors. But if getting to sleep is a regular occurrence and it interferes with one’s daily living, then a type of sleeping disorder might be present.
Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep
Generally, people in good health tend to sleep well and those with health or sleeping problem might have an underlying mental or medical problem. Whether sleep loss is minor or serious, lack of it can take its toll on one’s physical health and general emotional well-being. Lack of sleep affects one’s energy, mood, efficiency, and capability to handle stress.… Read More...
Sleep Health Foundation
The Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) is an Australian-based non-profit organisation that is the leading national advocate for sleep health. In the past three years, it has remained true to its mission of improving people’s lives through better sleep. It has successfully imparted its message by reaching out to the public through media and the internet; interaction with leaders of communities; communication with other health organisations, and the distribution of information leaflets.
Objectives of Sleep Health Foundation
Everyone knows that a good night’s sleep is important for a person’s mental and physical health, his safety and productivity. Scientific studies indicate than more than 20% of the population have a form of sleeping disorder but despite this, proper attention has not been given to the importance of healthy sleep in relation to healthy living.… Read More...
Fisher & Paykel’s line of Simplus Full Face Mask may well have revolutionized full face CPAP masks with its three components of comfort, fit and ease of use. The Simplus ErgoForm headgear fit is natural for improved comfort for those active sleepers. The Simplus RollFit Full Face Cushion flexes and rolls to minimize pressure and greatly improve seal during sleep. The frame is lightweight and low profile affording a clear line of sight to the user.
Hundreds of hours went into the research and development of Fisher & Paykel Simplus Full Face Mask. The design engineers of F&P took into account users’ comfort and compliance.… Read More...
The ResMed AirFit™ N10 is deemed the number one choice by patients. Its lightweight and innovative features bring the AirFit™ N10 to the next level of compact CPAP nasal masks. It delivers efficacy, comfort and visual freedom to the patient in a user-friendly design.
The design of AirFit™ N10 was based on the highly successful ResMed AirFit™ line. The new improved N10 has a magnet headgear connection and an under-eye frame for a clear line of sight.
The AirFit™ N10 is compact and light at only 3 ounces. It offers unobtrusive support for the patient without affecting its stability.… Read More...