March 5, 2021

Is it time for us to achieve quality sleep in a different way?

Many of us struggle to achieve quality sleep. Are you one of those people? Do you: Snore? Breathe through your mouth?                                                            […]
March 5, 2020

10 tips to achieving better sleep hygiene

Bring awareness to your breathing Are you breathing regularly? Do you hold your breath? Do you mouth breathe? Do you breathe only with your upper chest? You may wish to see if you recognize any of the symptoms commonly associated with dysfunctional breathing Practise as much as possible breathing only […]
February 19, 2020

How Mindful are you?

  Are you familiar with any of these situations? You tend to walk quickly to where you are going without noticing your surroundings as you pass You are often thinking of what needs to be done tomorrow or next week or  what you didn’t do yesterday You carry out tasks […]
November 3, 2019

CPAP – there is a better way

As a former CPAP user, I am aware of the many arguments for and against the use of CPAP in controlling obstructive sleep apnoea. CPAP is usually prescribed by a sleep specialist for patients with severe sleep apnoea. Mild to moderate sleep apnoea is often treated with a mandibular splint […]
September 1, 2019

How I fell asleep during an MRI

Have you ever experienced an MRI or a magnetic resonance imaging of your body part(s)? This procedure may be required if you have an injury, suspected concussion or have a foreign substance in your body. Many years ago I had previously experienced an MRI to eliminate suspected concussion. For those […]
March 4, 2019

What is Mindful Buteyko Breathing and why is it so important?

Put simply, living in a mindful manner is to live in the present moment. By bringing into play and engaging with our senses of sight, smell. taste, touch and hearing without judgment and without criticism of self, or of others, we become more easily grounded in the present moment. Conversely, […]
October 3, 2018

How Buteyko Breathing can help your sleep apnoea

Do you wake feeling refreshed after a night’s sleep? If you do not it is very likely you are the victim of poor sleep. If you, or someone else suspects that your poor sleep may be due to sleep apnoea you should first see your doctor to arrange a polysomnography […]
June 26, 2018

How does a tongue tie affect your breathing?

How does a tongue tie affect your breathing?   For the best part of 50 years I breathed through my mouth almost exclusively. I had a deviated septum which, with hindsight, may have contributed to my mouth breathing. I unconsciously believed my nose was only useful for smelling. According to […]