Sleep & Respiratory
ResMed PEI & You
ResMed PEI has supplied sleep and respiratory products to Irish Patients since 2005 when it joined forces with Resmed, the leading sleep and respiratory specialists in the world. In this time we have bulit up a reputation as one of Ireland's premier suppliers. Together the two companies bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the sector.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is characterised by pauses in breathing during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is caused by a blockage of the airway, usually when the soft tissue in the rear of the throat collapses and closes during sleep.
If you suspect that you have sleep apnoea and will need to see a doctor about your symptoms. You may be required to get a referral to a sleep specialist from your primary care physician and/or you may be required to go to a testing facility (sleep lab).
Presently, although there are some 6,500 / 7,000 patients diagnosed in Ireland with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), European Union medical research indicates that somewhere in the region of 95/105,000 people in Ireland actually suffer from the disorder, ranging from mild to severe. For those who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) we, at PEI, bring a range of unique solutions. Our comprehensive product portfolio consists of CPAP Devices, Autotitration Devices, Bilevel Devices, Humidifiers, Masks and Screening Devices.
There are various health risks associated with sleep apnoea, but don't despair! If you seek proper medical advice, and use the treatment options prescribed appropriately, you will be able to live a very nomal life.
This section is therefore dedicated to educating the public about sleep apnoea and to serving people with this common disorder. If you have any questions or queries regarding your sleep disorder please do not hesitate to contact us.