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Idiopathic Hypersomnia & Narcolepsy Education Day

This event was originally planned for October 2021 it has been postponed to 10th April 2022

10th APRIL 2022 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Book Tickets EXCITING NEWS! Early Bird Tickets for the Idiopathic Hypersomnia & Narcolepsy Education Day are just $12!! and are available NOW! Ticket price includes all meals. Yes we know, this is an insanely good offer so BE QUICK - Ticket numbers are limited.

The weekend of 9-10 April 2022 will become a hub for sleep medicine and education with the first ever FREE Sleep Health & Wellbeing Expo on Saturday 9th April followed by the Idiopathic Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy Education Day on Sunday 10th April at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Researchers and clinicians in Australia receive very little or no education with regards to narcolepsy and disorders of hypersomnolence. This lack of knowledge and understanding has direct negative health outcomes for sufferers including delayed diagnosis and treatment. Our Education Day is a unique opportunity designed for medical and allied health care professionals, sufferers and their family and friends to learn more about these disorders from our invited speakers and from each other. CHECK OUT OUR GREAT SPEAKER PROGRAM! Tickets for the Idiopathic Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy Education Day are on SALE NOW! Tickets are limited so don't miss out, book now to get the early bird price! TICKETS Both the in person and online ticket prices have been heavily subsidised. In person tickets are just $25 and include all meals (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea). Yes we know, this is an insanely good offer so BE QUICK, book now. Early bird tickets are $12 each and will be available until midnight 10th May 2021. We have decided to offer the option to watch this event live online via video streaming (this will include a video recording). We will subsidise the cost of this option however we will not be able to subsidise it as much as we have for the in person tickets. The online streaming and video option will be $110.00. Click here to book.

Hypersomnolence Australia Supporters are entitled to TWO FREE in person TICKETS each. They are also entitled to a reduced price on the online and video option (providing we have enough people who would like this option). If you are a HA supporter you will receive an email with details about your free tickets. If you don't get an email please let us know. Click here to find out more about our Hypersomnolence Australia Supporters Program

Make a weekend of it!

SLEEP HEALTH & WELLBEING EXPO Saturday 9th April 2022

As mentioned above there will be a FREE Sleep Health & Wellbeing Expo on Saturday 9th April (the day before the IH & Narcolepsy Education Day) that we are working on with Sleep Disorders Australia. The goal of the Expo is to spread the message of the importance of having all 4 pillars of health in balance.

In order to maintain a well-balanced, healthy lifestyle it’s important to give the same level of care and attention to 4 elements, known as “Pillars of Health”;

• Sleep • Mindset • Exercise • Nutrition These four pillars are our foundation for good health. If one or more of these pillars are not in place it will have a negative impact on the others. People with Idiopathic Hypersomnia get more than enough good quality sleep so they don't have a problem with the first pillar however because they need to sleep so much and the sleep is so deep it is easy for the other 3 pillars to suffer. While a good diet and exercise will not improve Idiopathic Hypersomnia, a poor diet and lack of exercise can definitely make Idiopathic Hypersomnia symptoms more difficult to manage. Another problem that many people with Idiopathic Hypersomnia have is managing the depression and anxiety that are common when trying to cope with a chronic illness. So, even if you get enough good quality sleep if you are not getting enough exercise and you are not maintaining a balanced diet, and if your mindset is compromised it can set off a vicious cycle that can be hard to get out of and it can have a negative impact on your overall health and wellbeing. Come along for a whole weekend of information and education aimed to help you live your best life! The Sleep Health & Wellbeing Expo is not only FREE you will be provided with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea AND there will be free espresso coffee! While the Expo is FREE, you will need to register. Registrations are now open. Click here to register. Click here for more information about the Sleep Health & Wellbeing Expo.


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