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Sleep apnea: from symptoms to diagnosis and treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and very serious sleep disorder that affects the lives and health of people all over the world. Many people have sleep apnea and don't know it. If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea, getting effective treatment should improve your daily life. VitalAire guides you every step of the way so you can get the most out of your Cpap therapy and get back to living with quality.

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is an involuntary pause during sleep lasting 10 seconds or more. OSA is the most common type of sleep disorder, being caused by an obstruction of the airways that happens due to excessive relaxation of the tongue and other muscles in the throat region during sleep. People with untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSA) can stop breathing hundreds of times a night, causing numerous health damages.

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Do you snore?

Loud and frequent snoring is one of the indicators of sleep apnea. But not all snorers have sleep apnea. Plus, sleep apnea is more than snoring!

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What are the treatments?

First you need to know what sleep apnea is and it's main symptoms, as well as identify if this really is your problem.

From the precise diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), it is essential to know that there is a solution! The question is knowing how to treat to really resume your quality of life.

Treatment should be planned according to the individual needs of each patient and according to the degree of apnea (identified in the polysomnography exam).

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Living better with Cpap Therapy


Continuous positive airway pressure therapy can be a little challenging at first and you may be tempted to stop using it. However, people who persevere usually get used to it and their symptoms and quality of life improve significantly. Cpap not only reduces snoring and tiredness, it also improves the quality of your sleep, which has an impact on your overall well-being.

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Quality of life can improve significantly

Our solutions

Getting the right mask is essential to the comfort and effectiveness of your treatment. We test different models on you until we find together the most suitable one for your face.

To start Cpap therapy under ideal conditions, we help you to learn about the disease and it's consequences, the treatment and its benefits. We configure your equipment according to your prescription

We are always in close contact with you. We monitor your treatment remotely and adjust, if necessary, in agreement with your doctor. You get all the guidance and more.

VitalAire always seeks to offer the best services and health solutions to provide patients with more comfort and quality of life. For this, it has a team of highly qualified professionals throughout South Africa who are motivated daily to achieve this goal


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