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Identifying Your Sleep Issues

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When sleep goes wrong, it can pose serious risks for our health and wellbeing. Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is the umbrella term for a variety of different nocturnal breathing disorders, including central sleep apnoea (CSA), obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), and Cheyne-Stokes Respiration (CSR). Here’s a quick primer on the types, the risks, and the treatment. What […]

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OSA

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea – OSA – is a condition that affects the health of millions of people around the world, but many of us don’t even realise we are living with it. According to the World Health Organisation, over 100 million adults suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea,(1) including one in three men and almost one in five women.(2) If you […]

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Even if you know what time you ought to be slipping into bed for the night, at the end of a busy day, it can be difficult actually make it to bed on time. But consistency is important for healthy sleep.

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Snoring is one of the most common forms of sleep-disrupted breathing, a group of sleep disorders characterised by difficulty with respiration during sleep. Estimates indicate that at least 90 million U.S. adults snore at some point in their lives, and nearly 40 million snore on a regular basis.

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Adults going through a stressful time in their lives, or who have a history of depression, may experience symptoms of insomnia which include trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, waking very early, and experiencing un-refreshing sleep. Women appear to experience insomnia more often than men, and may be at particular risk for insomnia during menopause. Some even report pre-travel or “first night in a hotel” insomnia.

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A healthy sleep routine with sufficient amounts of REM sleep is essential to feeling mentally and emotionally well, and to performing at your best during your waking life.

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* ResMed recorded and analysed 2,000,000 nights of sleep in the development of S+

** Users with average sleep scores between 50-60 improved their sleep by an average of 44.71 minutes per night after one week of use.

*** Below average users are those with an average sleep score below 75. Poor sleep is defined as an average sleep score between 50-60. Very poor sleep is defined as an average sleep score between 30-50. Users with average sleep scores between 30-50 improved their sleep by more than 70 minutes per night after one week of use. Aggregate S+ user data as of 03/19/2015. All data is derived from a sample size of [5932] users as of 03/19/2015. Your results may be different.

Note: S+ is not a medical device. If you are seeking information on how to treat a sleep disorder, you should talk to your healthcare provider.