San Francisco, CA
A 65-year-old female asked:
Husband has severe sleep apnea but has an awful time w/cpap masks. he's tried several. he insists that he feels more tired now than he did before he got treatment because he can't sleep w/mask. any suggestions? at my wits end trying to help.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mask fit: The sleep lab may be able to retest him with several masks to determine if there is one that allows more efficient sleep. He may need BiPAP or an individually designed mask.
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