Breathing is essential for life. Yet, it is also something we take for granted.
It is not until you find yourself snoring at night, waking up tired or struggling to breathe that you appreciate the importance of every single breath. If you are having trouble breathing — while you are asleep or during the day — it is important to take your symptoms seriously.
Once your breathing condition is diagnosed and treated, you can start to live the healthiest life possible.
Getting a good night’s sleep is just as important to your overall health as eating well and exercising regularly. That is why it’s important to understand that snoring or regularly waking up tired means you probably aren’t getting the type of quality sleep you need.
What causes snoring? The snoring sound – a vibration in your throat caused by a narrowing of the upper airway – may be an indication of something more serious...Read More
How to get a good night’s sleep, from the sleep experts at ResMed.com. Try improving the quality of your sleep by following these important sleep tips.Read More
If you snore, wake up frequently during the night, or feel tired throughout the day, contact your doctor. Find out what you can do to feel better.Read More
If you're not sleeping well at night, chances are you're not feeling your best during the day. Find out why sleep is so important to your overall health, and what happens if you don't get enough of it.Read More
Many people have sleep apnea, but may not even know it. It is important to recognize some of the common symptoms (like snoring), and find out why you might be feeling so tired. The good news is, even if you do have sleep apnea, you are certainly not alone—and there is something you can do about it.
What is sleep apnea? Learn more about the condition as well as the importance of correct diagnosis and treatment.Read More
Find out if you are at risk of sleep apnea by taking this short quiz. You can then talk to your doctor about your results and get the medical care you need.Read More
If you have trouble sleeping, snore or suspect that you have sleep apnea, it is important to take your signs seriously and take these three simple steps.Read More
The clinically proven sleep apnea screening tools will help you to determine if you need additional tests such as a Home Sleep Test (HST), a clinical Polysomnography (PSG) or to seek medical advice from your doctor.
If you’re having trouble breathing while you’re asleep or awake, you might have a more serious breathing condition that affects your lungs. Learn more about the mechanics of breathing, as well as some of the conditions that might be making it difficult for you to breathe on your own.
To understand what could be affecting your ability to breathe properly, it’s helpful to know what normal breathing looks like.Read More
If you have a condition that makes it difficult for you to breathe properly, you might need the help of a ventilator. Find out about the appropriate diagnosis method for your conditionRead More
At ResMed, we’re here to offer information, understanding and compassion to help make your child’s therapy journey as smooth as possible.Read More
Learn more about Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.Read More
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Learn more about Neuromuscular disease (NMD): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.r.Read More
It’s reassuring to know that if you’ve been diagnosed with a sleep or breathing condition, you’re certainly not alone. You’ll be encouraged to hear what these patients had to say about their treatment journeys—from diagnosis to treatment and beyond
Brian initially underwent exceptionally painful throat surgery to combat his sleep apnea — but it was not successful. He is now on positive airway pressure therapy, and uses an S9 device. Brian is a very energetic and dynamic personality with plenty of get up and go. As a successful businessman, he travels overseas regularly for work and leads a full and active life.Read More