Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sleep Apnoea: Risk Factors During Pregnancy

In a recent study done by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States, it was found that older pregnant women who are overweight and who snore have an increased risk of developing interrupted breathing or sleep apnoea. The study was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and endorsed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).

According to NICHD’s Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch’s Uma Reddy, M.D., the study opened the door for very affordable means to screen and test large numbers of women who are at a higher risk of developing sleep apnoea during pregnancy.  … Read More...

Top CPAP Machines for 2018

We are now in the last quarter of 2018 and soon, new and improved gadgets will be debuting before the year ends. In the case of CPAP machines, it is almost a sure fact that leading manufacturers of these medical grade breathing devices to help OSA patients, will be coming out with their list of improved models of CPAP machines.

But before we do reviews of new and upcoming CPAP products, let’s take a look at the best CPAP machines that hit the market in 2018.  This list is not ranked.

Philips Respironics DreamStation Auto

Philips Respironics DreamStation Auto comes with an integrated humidifier and heated tubing for added comfort to users. … Read More...