Snoring and sleep apnoea
Our message to
snorersApprox. 20% of the population are affected by
snoring and 4% by sleep apnoea. Predominantly men are affected but women are not
untroubled by such problems either. We spend a considerable part of our life
with sleeping, thus, it is essential that our sleep does not get interrupted by
any physical impacts.
We have been committed to this business for several years with a lot of passion and we use our engineering knowledge as well as our relations to renowned specialists in the field of sleep medicine, in order to develop the best anti-snoring and sleep apnoea products.
You will find on our pages, which are dedicated to snoring and sleep apnoea, useful advices and solutions which we offer you in regard to this subject.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions and remarks. It is your opinion that matters and helps us to advance our products.
Co-director, OSCIMED SA, Switzerland.
snoring? During sleep, muscular relaxation of the throat and
tongue actually reduce the size of the windpipe. Air is forced past the
obstruction causing turbulence and vibration, which creates the sound that we
all know as snoring. Apart from its nuisance value to others and loss of sleep,
snoring can develop into a more severe obstruction of the airway that actually
prevents people from breathing. This is called sleep apnoea and requires a
What can aggravate snoring?
• Excessive weight
• Drinking alcohol at night
• Tobacco, sleeping pills and tranquillisers
• Sleeping on your back
• Severe fatigue
• Parched nasal mucous membrane
• Deviated nasal septum (broken nose)
Snoring adversely affects your health!Snoring seriously disturbs sleep patterns.
• It can harm restful recovery.
• Causes tiredness during the day, drowsiness, irritability and driver inattention.
• Gives you headaches, sluggishness and nocturnal perspiration.
• Increases cardio-vascular risk (high blood pressure, strokes etc).
• Decreases sex drive.