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World Sleep Day

Date: 31 January 2022 03:45

Join Jennifer Furlong, Advanced Clinical Physiologist, Sleep Service Lead & Deputy Manager of Respiratory Diagnostics on World Sleep Day. Jenny will explain the symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.

Jenny will also discuss living with the condition along with her own top tips for a good night’s sleep! The presentation will be followed by the opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have. 

At the session Jenny will cover:

  • Why we need sleep (and why often do not get enough)
  • Types of sleep disorders (and where OSA sits)
  • What is OSA?
  • Symptoms of OSA
  • OSA and OSA Syndrome – what is the difference?
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment – CPAP, What is a good CPAP service, other treatment options.
  • Driving and OSA
  • Question and answer session.