The Oventus Clearway Device™ - Sleep Apnoea Treatment
Are you a snorer or sufferer of mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnoea? The Oventus Clearway Device™ is a unique alternative to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines, which are often used to treat sleep apnoea.
What is the Oventus Clearway Device™?
Combining various technologies the Oventus Clearway Device™ is a sleep therapy device helping treat obstructive sleep apnoea. The device is an oral mouthguard that incorporates an airway that directs air from outside of the mouth through to the back of the throat, bypassing any obstruction that may exist (nasal, tongue, soft palate).
What is obstructive sleep apnoea?
Obstructive sleep apnoea is a sleep disorder that affects many patients and their ability to breathe properly while they sleep. This form of sleep apnoea sees individuals suffering from either a partially or fully blocked air passage, causing them to stop breathing. In more severe cases patients can suffer hundreds of blockages each night.
Effects of sleep apnoea
This condition is often linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat and strokes. Additionally, sleep apnoea can cause:
- Poor concentration
- Chronic fatigue
- Severe tiredness
- Mood changes
- Reduced sex drive
If you feel as though you are suffering from sleep apnoea, please consult a sleep physician for medical advice.
Causes of sleep apnoea
There are many factors that contribute to sleep apnoea, including:
- Being overweight/obese
- Facial bone shape
- Size of muscles
- Drinking alcohol, especially at night
- Illnesses (e.g. reduce thyroid production)
- Taking sedatives
- Nasal obstruction and congestion
Dr Alan Lim - Your local Oventus provider in Perth
Dr Alan Lim
has been involved with snoring and sleep appliances for over 20 years, and is the main provider of Oventus appliances in Western Australia. Throughout this time he has worked alongside Sleep Physicians to help treat hundreds of patients suffering from obstructed sleep apnoea and snoring.
Passionate about improving the quality of sleep amongst his patients, Dr Lim is also currently involved in research on the Oventus appliance O2Vent T at the University of Western Australia (Centre for Sleep Science)
Discover how the Oventus Clearway Device™ can help treat your snoring or sleep apnoea by visiting Dr Alan Lim at Maven Dental QV1 Perth. Call us today or request an appointment online
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