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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my obstructive sleep apnea until I can see a doctor?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that is related to things such as being overweight and certain characteristics of your throat ad airway passages.
The treatment is based upon getting more air into your lungs. There is nothing that you can buy before you have a formal evaluation by the doctor.

In brief: No

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that is related to things such as being overweight and certain characteristics of your throat ad airway passages.
The treatment is based upon getting more air into your lungs. There is nothing that you can buy before you have a formal evaluation by the doctor.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Do not try any of the over-the-counter oral mouthpieces.
They may create some major TMJ/TMD issues.

In brief: No

Do not try any of the over-the-counter oral mouthpieces.
They may create some major TMJ/TMD issues.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Majid Jamali
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sleep apnea

10-20 lbs weight loss can significantly reduce the obstruction.
You could also quit alcoholic beverages.

In brief: Sleep apnea

10-20 lbs weight loss can significantly reduce the obstruction.
You could also quit alcoholic beverages.
Dr. Majid Jamali
Dr. Majid Jamali
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: A few ideas

Good advice here: http://www.
sleepreviewmag.com/2014/09/alternative-therapies-obstructive-sleep-apnea/

In brief: A few ideas

Good advice here: http://www.
sleepreviewmag.com/2014/09/alternative-therapies-obstructive-sleep-apnea/
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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