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How fast can I make my obstructive sleep apnea go away?
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
6 doctors agree
In brief: 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 to the airway keeping it from blocking during sleep and effectively treats sleep apnea.
Symptoms improve quickly after treatment. Weight loss will help dramatically. Loss of even 10-15% of body weight can help. A rate of 1-1.5 lbs/ week loss is safe.

In brief: 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 to the airway keeping it from blocking during sleep and effectively treats sleep apnea.
Symptoms improve quickly after treatment. Weight loss will help dramatically. Loss of even 10-15% of body weight can help. A rate of 1-1.5 lbs/ week loss is safe.
Dr. Michael DePietro
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Dr. Gary Lederman
An adjunct to CPAP is a mandibular advancement device (MAD), made by a dentist. Can be a good alternative for the individual that cannot tolerate CPAP
Dr. James Donley
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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 breathing machine is the gold standard of treatment, due to compliance issues, an oral appliance can be the treatment of choice according to the american academy of sleep medicine.

In brief: 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 breathing machine is the gold standard of treatment, due to compliance issues, an oral appliance can be the treatment of choice according to the american academy of sleep medicine.
Dr. James Donley
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Symptoms - Fast
Your apnea won't go away (without surgery), but treatment can quickly resolve symptoms.
Make sure you are evaluated and treated by an experienced sleep doctor.

In brief: Symptoms - Fast
Your apnea won't go away (without surgery), but treatment can quickly resolve symptoms.
Make sure you are evaluated and treated by an experienced sleep doctor.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Majid Jamali
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Sleep apnea
Mandibular advancement has shown great results.
This procedure opens up the posterior airway significantly.

In brief: Sleep apnea
Mandibular advancement has shown great results.
This procedure opens up the posterior airway significantly.
Dr. Majid Jamali
Dr. Majid Jamali
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