Can we help treat your sleep apnoea?
Well - have a read of some of these papers. We can advise on diet, exercises & sleep posture, and here is some of the evidence!
The analytics are complicated, have a read of the below - but please be careful of a 'do-it-yourself' approach. You can cause yourself more harm. The below is intended to show my patients some of the evidence behind what we do in clinic. More to be read out of interest.
There appears to be a link between Inflammation and sleep apnoea. The topic of inflammation is huge, we'll be including separate sections on this website specifically dealing with inflammation and some of the strategies to reduce it.
This below paper highlights the typical culprits: Il-6 & TNF.
Another interesting paper on the link between inflammation and Sleep apnoea, and its effects on the brain.
How we can protect the brain using Goji Berries (Lycium barbarum polysaccharides), some medical drugs and CPAP
A great article that ties together sleep apnoea and diet. Supplementing with Omega-3 reduces TNF (see above articles).
I would advocate considering omega-6 too, since there is interesting data on using it to reduce overall morbidity. Overall essential fatty acids are crucial, they help remyelinate the nerves (see the above article on neurocognitive decline and myelination).
We just can't escape COVID!
How breathing training can potentially increase nitric oxide levels in the body that in-turn lowers inflammation
The article below is good at explaining Nitric Oxide, evolution and how breathing through the nose works