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Didgeridoo for Sleep Apnea Therapy - LA Outback Didgeridoos

Artist / Crafter:
LA Outback

Key: C# 
Skill Level: Beginner
Material: Polyresin
Length: 50"
Mouth: 2" Outer diameter
Bell: 2.75" Outer diameter
Backpressure: Strong/Optimal
Weight: 2.8 lbs / 1.3 kg
Ease of play: Very easy


    sleep apnea didgeridoo therapy


    Didgeridoo Therapy for Sleep Apnea has been clinically proven to offer 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 and better quality of sleep in as little as 2 weeks. Some report a complete cessation of symptoms after 3 to 4 months. We're here to provide external links to all of the research, to answer questions, and to provide 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 and was sweet to pose for the photo at left -- thank you, Tippi! We've also had Ellen DeGeneres, Robin Williams, Josh Brolin, Diane Keaton, David Sedaris, Tracy Chapman, Micky Hart (Greatful Dead), and Andy Summers (The Police) as customers.




    Doctors recommend practicing 20-30 minutes a day, 4-5 days a week.

    We offer FREE SHIPPING in the U.S. and a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.

    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.

    << Click on video at left to play.
    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.
























     Links to the Science Behind the Therapy

    reuters news feedRegular didgeridoo playing reduces snoring and daytime sleepiness, finds a study published by 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.
     Didgeridoo TherapyTherapy-Grade Didgeridoos and Instruction

    Didgeridoos come in many shapes, sizes and keys, so it's important that you get one that meets the proven criteria for therapeutic use. Our Modern Didgeridoos are 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 #1 doctor
    and sleep clinic 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 19 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, and you can ring us toll free on 1-800-519-1140.


    We offer FREE SHIPPING in the U.S. and a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.
    Orders usually ship in 24 hours with 1 to 4 business days for delivery.

     If you have any questions or would rather place your order over the phone just give us a ring.
    Call 1-800-519-1140 any day of the week between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM Pacific.

    Click Below to Hear What Our Modern Didgeridoo Sounds Like

    Medical Disclaimer: We (L.A.Outback) are not medical professionals or experts on sleep apnea syndrome. Our specialty for 18 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.

    Write your own product review

    1. Great Instrument  star rating

      Posted by John Palys on 18th Jun 2014

      Quality of instrument is great. The CDD is excellent for learning how to play the instrument.

    2. Sleep Apnea Didgeridoo  star rating

      Posted by Erich Montalvo on 2nd Jun 2014

      I just received my sleep apnea didgeridoo and I love it. The vibration is soothing, the didg is easy to play. I really am thankful that I don't have to use the CPAP machine anymore. I'll just practice on the didgeridoo!

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