Updated: Jul 11, 2021
One of the most important things we can get is a good nights sleep the NHS suggests a few simple things you can do to help resolve issues of sleep apnoea
Things you can do to help with sleep apnoea
If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnoea, there are some things you can do to help.
These may be all you need to do if your sleep apnoea is mild.
try to lose weight if you're overweight
sleep on your side – try taping a tennis ball to the back of your sleepwear, or buy a special pillow or bed wedge to help keep you on your side
do not drink too much alcohol – especially shortly before going to sleep
do not take sleeping pills unless recommended by a doctor – they can make sleep apnoea worse
do not smoke