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Falling Asleep While Driving Can Be Linked To Obstructive Sleep Apnea

There is a method of therapy though Studies have found that obstructive sleep apnea is associated with a significantly increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. According to the American Association of Sleep Medicine, patients with sleep apnea are 2.5 times more likely to be the driver in a motor vehicle accident. Excessive daytime sleepiness is […]

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Mandela day

Mandela day 2018

This year Mandela Day was celebrated by the SleepNet BreatheNet staff giving back to our four legged, fury friends. Our staff collected dog food and goodies and handed these to “Fallen Angels” in Melkbos Strand.

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Home Ventilation Program

Technology-Dependent Children Can Live Safely at Home

Despite challenges, technology-dependent children tend to thrive in the home environment Technological and scientific advances over the past two decades have increased the survival rate of chronically ill children. However, this had resulted in a dependency on technology and home care for their continued survival. The primary burden of care for technology-dependent children is provided

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world sleep day

World Sleep Day 2018

WORLD SLEEP DAY® (WSD) – WHAT IS IT? World Sleep Day is an annual event that calls to action important issues related to sleep using collaborative efforts energized by sleep professionals all over the world. The focus of WSD is to bring cognizance to the many burdens of sleep problems. WSD publicly displays efforts being

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home ventilation

SleepNet Sleep Symposium

SleepNet hosted a Sleep Symposium to enhance the understanding of Sleep Disordered Breathing and how it correlates with Cardiovascular Disease. Guest speaker, Cardiologist Dr. Wouter Basson gave an informative talk on how Central and Obstructive Sleep Apnea are associated with Cardiovascular Disease and what implications there are when a patient goes untreated. Anton Fourie from

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Pari Nebuliser

Pari Nebulisers South Africa

BREAKING NEWS: We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the PARI agency and the rights to distribute the PARI nebuliser range in South Africa. PARI have 110 years of experience and is well known for high quality, robust, cost effective nebulisers and accessories which are considered the Gold Standard in the liquid nebulisation range.

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Diabetes SA - Port Elizabeth

Diabetes SA – Port Elizabeth

At the Newton Park, Port Elizabeth Diabetes Wellness Group meeting on 8 March 2917, Ricki Smith and Tania Catchpole from our Port Elizabeth branch gave a most informative talk and explained the symptoms, treatment and the dangers of ignoring sleep apnoea and sleep disorders. They also demonstrated how one of the masks are fitted and worn.

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world sleep day

World Sleep Day 2017

WORLD SLEEP DAY® (WSD) – WHAT IS IT? World Sleep Day is an annual event that calls to action important issues related to sleep using collaborative efforts energized by sleep professionals all over the world. The focus of WSD is to bring cognizance to the many burdens of sleep problems. WSD publicly displays efforts being

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