What is Sleep Apneoa?

Sleep apnoea (sleep apnea) is a condition that affects breathing when you are sleeping due to a narrowing or total closure of the airway, this results in disturbed sleep, although you will most likely be unaware of this disturbance, it leads to symptoms such as excessive daytime sleepiness. FAQs

What happens in people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

The soft tissue at the back of the throat relaxes during sleep, lack of muscle tone and gravity then cause the airway to narrow resulting in vibration to cause snoring. If the airway continues to collapse an obstruction follows causing an apnoea. FAQs

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List of Apnoea Clinics in Wales

List courtesy of the Sleep Apnoea Trust Association. Sleep Clinics in Wales Every care is taken to keep the Directory up to date. However, please be aware that details may have changed since compilation. Abergavenny Nevill Hall Hospital, Brecon Road, Abergavenny, Wales, NP7 7EG Telephone: 01873 732732 Contact: Dr B … Read more

WelshSAS Annual General Meeting

Saturday 26th September 2015 @ 10.30 hrs. NOTE NEW TIME To be held at the Friars Post Graduate Centre (off Belle Vue Lane – Newport.) All are welcome The format will follow last years successful “drop in ” session We are delighted to announce that Prof. Mary Morrell of Imperial … Read more

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