8 doctors weighed in:

I want an alternate medicine for obtructive sleep apnea apart from surgery?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Dentistry - Cosmetic
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sleep apnea

Options include: avoiding sleeping on one's back.
(sew a pocket on the back of a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it) have an ENT check nasal passages-tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum, polyps . Weight loss wearing a dental device that holds the lower jaw forward thereby increasing airway at back of throat.

In brief: Sleep apnea

Options include: avoiding sleeping on one's back.
(sew a pocket on the back of a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it) have an ENT check nasal passages-tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum, polyps . Weight loss wearing a dental device that holds the lower jaw forward thereby increasing airway at back of throat.
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Dr. Mark Birnbach
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
3 doctors agree

In brief: CPAP, MAD

Most common non-surgical modalities are CPAP machines and mandibular advancement devices.

In brief: CPAP, MAD

Most common non-surgical modalities are CPAP machines and mandibular advancement devices.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Dental sleep

A dental sleep appliance repositions the jaw forward resulting in increased airway space.
Tis device works very well for mild to moderate sleep apnea.

In brief: Dental sleep

A dental sleep appliance repositions the jaw forward resulting in increased airway space.
Tis device works very well for mild to moderate sleep apnea.
Dr. Michael Lebowitz
Dr. Michael Lebowitz
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