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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2019 AGM agenda finalised

A jam-packed programme has been arranged for our 2019 AGM. We think there is something of interest for all so why not come along and support the organization. The Agenda details are given below, (times approximate) 10.30 Meet with refreshments 11.00 AGM – Reports from Committee Officers 11.30 Refreshments and … Read more

2019 AGM

The date set for the 2019 AGM is 7th September 2019 at 1030hrs-1400hrs.  Venue Friars Postgraduate Centre Belle Vue Lane Newport.  

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