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Is there a natural treatment that reduced the severity of sleep apnea?
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Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, didgeridoo
A study that appeared in the british medical journal in 2006 showed that regular playing the didgeridoo (the australian aboriginal instrument) was helpful for obstructive sleep apnea.
One potential reason is that to play the instrument one must learn "circular breathing" and thus not obstruct the airway. But you don't have to necessarily learn to play it, just learn the breathing technique.

In brief: Yes, didgeridoo
A study that appeared in the british medical journal in 2006 showed that regular playing the didgeridoo (the australian aboriginal instrument) was helpful for obstructive sleep apnea.
One potential reason is that to play the instrument one must learn "circular breathing" and thus not obstruct the airway. But you don't have to necessarily learn to play it, just learn the breathing technique.
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Dr. Robert Ryan
Dentistry
In brief: Yes
Opening the nasal and/or pharyngeal airways may help.
The adhesive strips applied to the outside of the nose (breathe right) can help open the nasal airway as can some natural sprays (saline and others) used in the nostrils. Removable oral appliances can help open the pharynx at the back of the throat.

In brief: Yes
Opening the nasal and/or pharyngeal airways may help.
The adhesive strips applied to the outside of the nose (breathe right) can help open the nasal airway as can some natural sprays (saline and others) used in the nostrils. Removable oral appliances can help open the pharynx at the back of the throat.
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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry
In brief: Yes
Find the cause. Losing weight can be helpful.
Avoid alcohol. Try to not sleep on your back. Manage food and airborne allergies. After proper diagnosis, a dentist can make an appliance (called mas or mad), that can support your airway at night. There is also CPAP and surgical approaches.

In brief: Yes
Find the cause. Losing weight can be helpful.
Avoid alcohol. Try to not sleep on your back. Manage food and airborne allergies. After proper diagnosis, a dentist can make an appliance (called mas or mad), that can support your airway at night. There is also CPAP and surgical approaches.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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