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Sleep Apnea
Didgeridoo Therapy

A therapy you'll enjoy!

No musical skill required.
CPAP vs. didgeridooProven to be the only CURATIVE THERAPY for obstructive sleep apnea (full details below), playing the didgeridoo is fun, calming, and promotes healthier breathing. Doctors, sleep studies and patients report less daytime sleepiness after just 2 weeks. Some report a complete cessation of symptoms after 3 to 4 months. We're here to help you with the proper instrument and tutorials.
sleep apnea didgeridoo

The U.S. National Institutes of Health says, "One of the challenges in the treatment of sleep disorders is poor compliance. Thus new treatments not only need to be effective but also be ones that people are motivated enough to use. Didgeridoo playing seems to meet these requirements. Participants were highly motivated during the trial and practiced, on average, almost six days a week, which was even more than the protocol asked for.

Regular playing of a didgeridoo reduces sleep apnea and snoring in people with moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and also improves the sleep quality of partners. Severity of disease, expressed by the apnea-hypopnoea index, is also substantially reduced after four months of didgeridoo playing."


Sleep doctor Rubin Naiman, PhD., Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Arizona State University says, "Learning to play the didgeridoo is emerging as a surprisingly effective and practical strategy for managing snoring and sleep apnea symptoms. I encourage all my patients to discuss this option with their doctors."

Even famous people are in the know. Actress Tippi Hedren has bought two didgeridoos from us. We've also had Ellen DeGeneres, Josh Brolin, Diane Keaton, David SedarisTracy Chapman, Micky Hart (Greatful Dead), and Andy Summers (The Police) as customers.


sleep apnea didgeridoo package

You'll receive our easy to play Therapy-Grade Didgeridoo (as pictured above) along with an excellent CD TutorialMouthpiece Protector, and a 2 oz Spray Bottle of DidgeriClean to keep the mouthpiece of your didgeridoo sanitized.

didgeridoo mouthpieceMade in the USA, our Therapy-Grade Didgeridoo offers a vibrant acoustic in the key of C# which is excellent to learn on and also provides the best therapeutic benefit (due to its ease of play, pitch, shape, size and optimal backpressure). They're about four feet in length and two inches in diameter with a very comfortable mouthpiece. Our mouthpiece is permanent, not glued on or made from smelly rubber like the cheap imitations found elsewhere on the internet. The mouthpiece opening is about 1.25 inches to fit your lips perfectly, so there's no beeswax needed. The photo at right is a close-up of our mouthpiece.

Perfect for a beginner and the #1 choice for Sleep Apnea TherapyYour improved health and satisfaction is our goal. We want you to benefit from this proven therapy and share your results with others.
Didgeridoo therapy is easy, fun and curative.
Our PACKAGE DEAL contains everything you need.

Doctors recommend practicing 20-30 minutes a day, 4-5 days a week.
Both videos below reference "circular breathing", a technique used in didgeridoo playing. While most players learn this advanced technique over time, it was eliminated from the protocol in both university studies. In short, you DO NOT have to learn the circular breathing technique to benefit from Didgeridoo Therapy. Yay!


 



Didgeridoo on The Doctors

Barry from L.A.Outback guests
on "The Doctors" to show how
the didgeridoo can help relieve
Sleep Apnea and Snoring.


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BBC news didgeridoo sleep apnea

Watch this video about how
the Didgeridoo works to relieve
Sleep Apnea and Snoring.


<< Click on video at left to play.




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Orders usually ship within 24 hours and take just 1 to 4 business days for delivery.

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Links to the Science Behind the Therapy

Reuters LogoRegular didgeridoo playing reduces snoring and daytime sleepiness, finds a study published by the British Medical Journal. Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome are common sleep disorders caused by the collapse of the upper airways.

Reports of didgeridoo players experiencing reduced daytime sleepiness and snoring after practicing, led experts in Switzerland to test the theory that training of the upper airways by didgeridoo playing can improve these disorders. They identified 25 patients with moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and who complained about snoring. Patients were randomly allocated to an intervention group (didgeridoo lessons and daily practice at home for four months) or a control group (remained on a waiting list for lessons). Compared with the control group, daytime sleepiness and apnea scores improved significantly in the didgeridoo group. Partners of patients in the didgeridoo group also reported much less sleep disturbance.

The authors conclude that regular training of the upper airways by didgeridoo playing reduces daytime sleepiness and snoring in people with moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and also improves the sleep quality of partners.



Sleep Apnea Patients Talk
About Didgeridoo Therapy


Watch these customers
featured in an online news story.
They formed a group to practice
together. Hear what they say.

<< Click on video at left to play.



Therapy-Grade Didgeridoos and Instruction
Didgeridoo Therapy
Didgeridoos come in many shapes, sizes and keys, so it's important that you get one that meets the proven criteria for therapeutic use. The modern didgeridoo that comes with our Package Deal  is the leading choice for use in Sleep Apnea therapy. It is the same size and pitch as those used in the original sleep apnea study at the University of Zurich. They are also inexpensive, light in weight, and practically indestructible.
Our Sleep Apnea Didgeridoo Package is the most
popular choice for Didgeridoo Therapy in the U.S.

You want a didgeridoo which will offer the best therapeutic benefit, so crush the urge to go for the cheapest model you can find on the internet. We've been selling didgeridoos for 17 years, and while there are heaps of low quality didges on the market we've had countless customers buy a poor quality one elsewhere only to come back to us for a proper one. And yes, other types of didgeridoos we carry (besides the Modern ones) also work for Sleep Apnea Therapy. Contact us and we'll help you choose the right one based on size, pitch, and compression.

We're Always Here to Help
Please contact us if you want help in selecting a didgeridoo from our website or shop, or if you have a question about any of our products or services. We are located in Palm Springs, CA. Our toll free number is 1-800-519-1140In California you can ring us on 760-992-5982. If you prefer to email us simply click on this link info@laoutback.com




What is the Origin of the Didgeridoo?

Traditionally, the didgeridoo is a wind instrument from Australia made from the trunk of termite hollowed eucalyptus trees. They average about 4 feet in length, and are played by vibrating your lips into the top end of the instrument which creates a deep humming drone. Northern Australian aboriginal tribes use the sound to accompany songs and dances.

The didgeridoo is a rhythm instrument, so you play "beats" instead of melodic songs. Play at your own speed as well: quiet or loud, fast or slow... you'll develop your own style. There are no rules or complex memorization. This makes learning the instrument very intuitive, so you don't need any musical training or years of lessons to enjoy playing the didgeridoo straight away. And there's no lung power needed as with other wind instruments. The didgeridoo is played with gently vibrating lips, voice, and tongue movement, not lung power. You won't believe how quickly you can learn this and how much fun it can be.


"I live in an apartment. Will the sound disturb my neighbors?"

No dramas about the loudness of a didgeridoo, as you can play softly and quietly simply by relaxing your breath. You can also put a folded towel under the "bell" end of a didge to absorb some of the sound. You get the same therapeutic benefit no matter how loudly or quietly you play.



Ethical Didgeridoo Buying and What to Avoid: Avoid instruments manufactured in third world countries like ChinaIndia and Indonesia. These are cheaply mass produced as decorative items and are not musical quality––certainly not Therapy Grade. Healthy teak trees are harvested for wood didgeridoos in Indonesia and plastic didgeridoos that look like wood are being made in India. We know it's tempting to go for the cheaper prices, but these decorative pieces are not good sonically or therapeutically, and are not Fair Trade.

Medical Disclaimer: We (L.A.Outback) are not medical professionals or experts on sleep apnea syndrome. Our specialty for 17 years is the didgeridoo, and we are responding to the proof of principal results published in the British Medical Journal and elsewhere. It is our express concern that you consider Didgeridoo Therapy as a supplement to compliment your CPAP or any related therapies as prescribed by your doctor.

The clinical results of Didgeridoo Therapy are impressive, but if you currently use a CPAP machine you should not decrease or discontinue your regimen without consulting your physician.

For more resources and info about sleep apnea, snoring and other sleep issues visit
Sleep Deprivation HQ.



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