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Will sleep apnea go away on its own

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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5 ways to treat: Sleep apnea can go away in the following ways: 1) lose weight--even 20 pounds can make snoring and sleep apnea much better, 2) see a specialist and us ... Read More
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Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not on its own: Unfortunately, it is a chronic disease. However, if you lose weight, there is a good chance it will lessen or resolve. Oral appliances and CPAP will ... Read More
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Dr. Navdeep Virk
20 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Nope: Depending on the cause of it behavioural changes and life style changes at least need to be made , but without knowing the cause it is difficult to sa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on cause: "by itself" is the important part of the question -- there are modifications that can be made to reduce risk and occurrence. Weight loss is an example ... Read More
Dr. Bashar Brijawi
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Possibility: Sleep apnea in general due blockage of the upper airway, either do to narrowing of the upper airway due to obesity or some anatomical problems like o ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Fast: Symptoms can be quickly relieved with a device called cpap, CPAP will greatly help symptoms, this is a mask that applies a low level of air pressure t ... Read More
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Dr. James Donley
54 years experience Dentistry
You can't: Obstructive sleep apnea rarely goes away. It however can be managed and symptoms start to reduce as soon as treatment is started. While a CPAP breathi ... Read More
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Dr. Majid Jamali
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sleep apnea: Mandibular advancement has shown great results. This procedure opens up the posterior airway significantly.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Rewriting textbooks: Well, truthfully I'm very happy that omeprazole DID NOT cure your apnea. I would hate to have to go back and reread all the information that YOU'D'VE ... Read More
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Dr. Traci Buxton
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: You just have to take your sleep apnea machine with you on your trip. You should be able to pack it in your checked baggage without difficulty but a n ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
May not: I am unawre of any free studies to diagnose sleep apnea. At times, if there is a research study regarding sleep apnea, they are often free, and may e ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep disorders: You go to a sleep disorders clinic (aka sleep lab). Your doctor can refer you locally.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: Take your CPAP with you to have a better time just be sure you have a current adapter!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Timmerman
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Normal nights sleep: The goal is to have a sleep experience like normal. The clinics are often decorated similar to a hotel, for comfort. There will be many things attac ... Read More
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