The prevalence of Asthma in Australia is one of the highest in the world, affecting 14-16% of Australian children and 10-12% of Australian adults, while in 2014, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder) was the 5th leading cause of death in Australia, claiming an estimated 7,025 citizens. Learn more about various respiratory diseases by selecting the link below.
It is estimated that at least 1 in 10 adults, who live in developed countries, have an undiagnosed sleep disorder that could result in serious longer term health impacts. There are a wide range of sleep disorders, ranging from more common and well known conditions such as Insomnia or Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, to more rare disorders such as Narcolepsy. Read on to learn more.
Articles Of Interest
The study and understanding of Sleep is still in its infancy. Every day researches and scientists are uncovering more secrets into what really happens during those 6-9 hours when we are “dead to the world.” Some interesting articles that may pique your interest can be found by following the link below.