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Tag Archives: Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea in a Young Asian Male

We had a lovely friend, Steve swing by recently to trial our CPAP machines for sleep apnea… Strange thing is….he looks perfectly healthy! Lean and in shape Doesn’t smoke Doesn’t drink Doesn’t have heart conditions He does however complain of sleep anpea tiredness and him and his dad both snore the house down! Considering all […]

Sleep Apnoea: the snorer’s risk

Think snoring was just a harmless nuisance? Think again. Snoring is one possible sign of sleep apnoea (in Greek apnoia means ‘breathless’): a condition where you can stop breathing for anywhere between 10 seconds up to 1 minute! Why should you care if you or your partner snores? Imagine holding your breath for a minute…….doable but not […]

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Pharmacy

Q: When you’re sick who do you turn to first? Your wife/husband? Friend? Dr Google? GP? As a pharmacist, we can be the first point of call to help triage (determine) the severity of your condition. We’re trained to look at minor ailments like colds/cuts/burns…and to know when to refer on to a doctor/hospital. With […]

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