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What treatments are commonly prescribed when you have poor breathing during sleep?
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Dr. Ranji Varghese
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Many
It depends on what you mean by poor breathing.
If what you mean is asthma or a lung disease such as copd, careful treatment with your doctor is imperative. Others with heart conditions can have shortness of breath. If sleep apnea is the issue, the most commonly prescribed treatment is cpap. Oral appliances that keep the lower jaw slightly forward may also help.

In brief: Many
It depends on what you mean by poor breathing.
If what you mean is asthma or a lung disease such as copd, careful treatment with your doctor is imperative. Others with heart conditions can have shortness of breath. If sleep apnea is the issue, the most commonly prescribed treatment is cpap. Oral appliances that keep the lower jaw slightly forward may also help.
Dr. Ranji Varghese
Dr. Ranji Varghese
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
In brief: Three major ones
CPAP which is a machine that keeps your upper airway open by forcing room air in through your nose and/ or mouth, surgery to correct upper airway abnormalities, or an oral advancement device that moves your jaw forward to allow more room for air to enter in through your oropharynx.
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In brief: Three major ones
CPAP which is a machine that keeps your upper airway open by forcing room air in through your nose and/ or mouth, surgery to correct upper airway abnormalities, or an oral advancement device that moves your jaw forward to allow more room for air to enter in through your oropharynx.
Best wishes.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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