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Guide to Treating Sleep Apnea in Singapore

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One in three Singaporeans suffers from moderate to severe sleep apnoea , and one in 10 suffers from severe sleep apnoea, a study has found. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can lead to various complications if left untreated. Breathing might stop during sleep cycles, often several dozen times a night, sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, headaches, diabetes, weight gain, depression, dangerous levels of daytime drowsiness, and even heart disease and stroke, making it crucial to both diagnose and treat sleep apnea appropriately. What Is Sleep Apnea? There are two distinct types of sleep apnea that affect individuals. The first, more common form of the sleep disorder, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) , occurs when the muscles of the throat relax too much during sleep, resulting in the obstruction of airways

20 Best ENT Specialists in Singapore (2020)

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Looking for an ENT specialist in Singapore? When it comes to ENT specialists in Singapore, a search on Google will throw up more than 10 pages of search results. So how can an average consumer find out which one is the best? That's the reason why we have compiled a list of licensed ENT specialists in Singapore for you to choose below. What does an ENT Specialist do? ENT (ear nose and throat) specialists are called medically as ' otolaryngologists ' or even 'otorhinolaryngologists'. ENT Specialists or Otolaryngologists are medical doctors trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. To select an ENT (ear, nose and throat) specialist, many of us rely on a single recommendation by our family doctor (GP) or a friend, or even a random search through the Google search engine. However, choosing the right or the best ENT specialist may not be

Best CPAP Masks in Singapore (2020): Price and Reviews

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If you are looking for the best CPAP mask in Singapore, you've come to the right place.  Finding your ideal CPAP mask is one of the keys to ensuring your therapy is comfortable and effective. CPAP masks are not one-size-fits-all. Factors such as whether you breathe out of your nose or your mouth, your preferred sleeping position, and cost can influence which mask is the perfect one for you. That’s where we come in—we’ve scoured the online world to find the best CPAP masks of 2020 to make picking the perfect mask for you a breeze. CPAP Mask Price in Singapore The cost of a CPAP mask in Singapore vary from SGD 230 to SGD 300. The price may vary according to the brand (Resmed, Philips) or the type (nasal, full face). Here is a list of CPAP mask prices in Singapore: ResMed AirFit P10 Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask with Headgear: SGD 300 (Lazada) ResMed AirTouch F20 Starter Kit: SGD 280 (Lazada) Philips DreamWear Wisp Nasal Mask for CPAP: SGD 300 (Lazada) Philips Respironics Dreamwear Full Face

Best Pulse Oximeters in Singapore: Price and Reviews 2020

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Collecting data on oxygen levels is crucial because people with covid-19 may suffer from "silent hypoxia", a dangerous condition in which they do not outwardly appear to be short of breath, but are confirmed to be so through a pulse oximeter test. Pulse oximeters, or pulse ox, measure the amount of oxygenated blood (SpO2) in your body, giving medical professionals an idea of how much oxygen your body is carrying to vital organs and tissues.  Patients with COVID-19 who don’t need immediate hospital attention but are at high risk of developing serious symptoms are to be given pulse oximeters to use at home to reduce the risk of serious deterioration, The BMJ has learnt ( BMJ, published 27 October 2020 ). NHS England is believed to have purchased around 200,000 pulse oximeters for the scheme, which clinical commissioning groups across England will be able to access. Be careful, however. Many cheap models found on the internet don’t do much to measure accurately. They’re labeled

Best CPAP Machines of 2020

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We’ve scoured the CPAP.com catalog to find the best CPAP machines of 2020—and we think you’ll like what we found! If you’re still in the beginning stages of your CPAP shopping journey, be sure to check out our detailed CPAP buying guide.  Best CPAP Machines Compared ResMed AirSense 10 AutoSet Decibels: 30 dBAPrice Range: High Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5 Weight: 2.75 lbs Travel-Friendly: Yes Does it have a Data Tracking App?: Yes (Airmini App) ResMed AirMini AutoSet Decibels: 26.6 dBAPrice Range: Mid range Average Customer Rating: 4.4/5 Weight: 0.66 lbs Travel-Friendly: Yes Does it have a Data Tracking App?: Yes (ResScan) Philips Respironics DreamStation Auto Decibels: 25.8 dBA Price Range: Mid range Average Customer Rating: 4.7/5 Weight: 1.56 lbs Travel-Friendly: Yes Does it have a Data Tracking App?: Yes (Dreammapper) Philips Respironics DreamStation Go Decibels: 30.4 dBA Price Range: High Average Customer Rating: 4.7 / 5 Weight: 1.86 lbs Travel-Friendly: Yes Does it have a Data Tr

Philips DreamStation Singapore 2020: Price and Reviews

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The DreamStation CPAP machines without humidifier are 7.6 inches wide, 6.2 inches long, and 3.3 inches tall, and weigh 1.6 pounds, making them smaller and lighter than the former models by Respironics, the System One series. There are 5 machines in the DreamStation Line: 1. CPAP: which is the base level single-pressure machine. 2. CPAP Pro: a single-pressure machine with more advanced features. 3. Auto CPAP: an auto-adjusting single pressure machine. Philips Dreamstation Singapore Price : SGD 1,300 > Check Price on Lazada   ( 0% Interest Instalment Plan: up to 12 months, as low as  SGD 108.33 per month). 4. BiPAP Pro: a non-adjusting machine with two distinct pressures for inhalation and exhalation. 5. Auto BiPAP: a machine that will automatically adjust to provide two distinct pressures. DreamStation Features The machines feature a front-facing colourful display with an easy-to-use dial for navigation of menus. There is an ambient light sensor on the top of the

Guide to Treating Sleep Apnea in Malaysia (2020)

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A common but potentially serious sleep disorder, sleep apnea can lead to various complications if left untreated. Breathing might stop during sleep cycles, often several dozen times a night, sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, headaches, diabetes, weight gain, depression, dangerous levels of daytime drowsiness, and even heart disease and stroke, making it crucial to both diagnose and treat sleep apnea appropriately. What Is Sleep Apnea? There are two distinct types of sleep apnea that affect individuals.  The first, more common form of the sleep disorder,  obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) , occurs when the muscles of the throat relax too much during sleep, resulting in the obstruction of airways. As these airways close, the body and brain will have lack of oxygen until the body’s autonomic response is to wake up partially in order to clear the obstruction. The second type of sleep apnea, known as central sleep apnea, is neurological in nature. A condition where the