Sleep Apnoea and why you should know about it.

This is not fiction but it is a horror story many people don’t know they’re living in. This video was recorded by a friend, worried by his wife’s interrupted breathing at night. It’s here with their permission because he used it to convince his GP she had Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) which is a killer. There are different kinds of OSA, some central – to do with the brain – and some more peripheral involving blocked sinuses or collapsing nasal canals. They all stop the sleeper from breathing, sometimes hundreds of times a night, without them noticing. They wake up … Continue reading Sleep Apnoea and why you should know about it.

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Sleep Apnoea and why you should know about it

This is not fiction but it is a horror story many people don’t know they’re living in. This video was recorded by a friend, worried by his wife’s interrupted breathing at night. It’s here with their permission because he used it to convince his GP she had Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) which is a killer. There are different kinds of OSA, some central – to do with the brain – and some more peripheral involving blocked sinuses or collapsing nasal canals. They all stop the sleeper from breathing, sometimes hundreds of times a night, without them noticing. They wake up … Continue reading Sleep Apnoea and why you should know about it

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