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Sleep apnoea treatment 'varies' around UK

People with sleep apnoea could be treated very differently depending on where in the UK they live, according to a report from the British Lung Foundation and King's Health Partners.

The condition means people stop breathing for short periods when asleep, and is affected by weight, age and gender. It can lead to poor health and constantly interrupted sleep.

The BBC spoke to one of the report's authors, Dr Joerg Steier and GP Dr Brian Hope, about the report's findings and some of the treatment on offer.

  • 19 Sep 2013
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