At Better Health Family Clinic, we provide some specialist services.
Respiratory services provide a range of lung function tests. Patients with asthma, COPD, and smokers are welcome for these tests and specialist review will be organised accordingly.
- Respiratory Physician
- Respiratory Lab
- Sleep Disorder Test
Our respiratory team takes a coordinated and holistic approach to the prevention, care and management of respiratory conditions. We aim to improve the prevention, care and management of respiratory conditions of our clients.
Respiratory services include individual and family consultations, education and support, for adults and pediatric patients with respiratory conditions including, but not limited to the following:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Chronic bronchitis
- Smoking cessation
Sleep disorder testing
At Better Health Family Clinic, we offer ‘Sleep Disorder Testing’ which undertaken by our in-house Nurse in collaboration with BOC Healthcare.
BOC Healthcare has the capacity to offer doctors and their patients an unrivalled CPAP service.
We provide sleep diagnostics services, home sleep studies and an extensive range of sleep therapy products and services. Our experienced in-house Nurse will ensure patients receive the best possible CPAP therapy introduction and ongoing support.
What affects sleep
Learn about health conditions that can negatively impact your sleep.
- Common Sleep Issues: Learn about some of the most common sleep disorders.
- When Your Partner Has a Sleep Disorder: Your partner may not be the only one missing out on a good night’s rest. More than likely, your sleep is being affected, too.
- Chronic Illness: Sleep problems can be due to a chronic illness, such as diabetes, arthritis, HIV/AIDS, lupus, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and multiple sclerosis.
- Psychiatric Complications: There is no evidence that sleep disorders are a cause of psychiatric disorders. But sleep and psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and depression are closely related.
- Reducing Stress for Better Sleep: If high levels of unwanted stress are not properly managed, your health and sense of well-being can suffer. Therefore, it is important to learn how to manage stress.
- Sleep Changes During Menopause: Approximately 75%-85% of menopausal women experience hot flashes, which can last for five years. Hot flashes and sweating can make it difficult to sleep.
- Pregnancy-Related Sleep Problems: The hormonal changes and physical discomforts associated with pregnancy can affect a pregnant woman’s quality of sleep.
- Sleeping Better As You Get Older: Regardless of your age, good restorative sleep is essential to physical health and emotional well-being.