Do you wake up feeling unrefreshed and fatigued? Do you constantly feel like you have no energy throughout the day? You may be experiencing sleep apnea or snoring while you sleep. 25% of adults in Australia are at risk of developing sleep apnea and snoring. Symptoms of sleep apnea can affect your everyday life so it is important to know how to manage the symptoms. Symptoms of sleep apnea such as snoring and interrupted breathing while sleeping may impact on your quality of sleep. This can leave you feeling low in energy and experiencing difficulty concentrating throughout the day.
There are certain risk factors which may influence the development of sleep apnea. Some risk factors may include: lack of physical exercise, pregnancy, obesity and smoking. However, some people may experience symptoms simply due to the shape of their neck or their genetics. Some people find it helpful to use CPAP breathing masks to alleviate breathing obstructions in the throat. These masks can be difficult to sleep with on regular pillows. There are a range of tailor made pillows to suit the needs of people who wear CPAP masks, as well as people who experience symptoms of sleep apnea.
Sleep Apnea and Snoring Pillows
Sleep apnea and snoring pillows elevate the breathing passage and alleviate obstructions in the throat. The pillows are made of memory foam which relieves pressure to the face from CPAP hose masks. This ensures a more comfortable and restful night’s sleep. The scalloped edge and pillow profile elevates the neck. This alleviates obstructions in the throat clearing the breathing passage and reducing snoring.