Breathing is essential for life, yet it’s also something we usually take for granted. It’s 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’re having trouble breathing — while you’re asleep or during the day — it’s 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’s 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.
Getting a good night’s sleep requires more than just going to bed on time. Try following these sleep tips to give yourself the best chance to get consistent, quality sleep each night.
Snoring is a common problem caused by the relaxation of muscles in your nose and throat, however it can be an indication of something more serious.
What is sleep apnea? If you’ve tried improving your sleep but still snore or wake up feeling tired, you may be at risk of a common sleep disorder called sleep apnea.
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You can manage your sleep apnea and live a long, healthy life. The key is finding the right treatment option for your symptoms and lifestyle. Learn about the options here, and talk to your doctor before pursuing a particular option.
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.
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 condition.
Learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.
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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
"I have so much more energy when I’m teaching late classes or when I’m working out. CPAP has changed my life."
"I can’t believe how much more energy I have during the day. My blood pressure has normalized. I enjoy playing with my kids so much more now."
"Remember, sleep plays a vital role in health—and in illness. If you are struggling getting used to your PAP system, get help from someone who has been there and done that. It can make a tremendous difference!"
"The first time I used CPAP, I woke up headache free. Soon, I didn’t have to sleep the minute I came home. It was great."