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What's the best treatment to get rid of obstructive sleep apnea?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Mechanical

This condition is caused by many things that narrow your upper airways.
The simple treatments are such things as nose strips, etc., but often don't work. The proper treatment is to see a lung specialist, have some formal testing and then proceed to do such things as lose weight, avoid alcohol, exercise and probably use breathing devices such as cpap.

In brief: Mechanical

This condition is caused by many things that narrow your upper airways.
The simple treatments are such things as nose strips, etc., but often don't work. The proper treatment is to see a lung specialist, have some formal testing and then proceed to do such things as lose weight, avoid alcohol, exercise and probably use breathing devices such as cpap.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Weight loss

Sleep apnea may be due to obesity, or anything that can cause obstruction to the airway (enlarged tonsils, short neck , obesity etc.
..)weight loss, removal of an enlarged tonsil can help reduce the problem, however when sleep apnea is diagnosed the doctor usually prescribes a cpap( continuous positive airway pressure) machine to help keep open the airway during sleep.

In brief: Weight loss

Sleep apnea may be due to obesity, or anything that can cause obstruction to the airway (enlarged tonsils, short neck , obesity etc.
..)weight loss, removal of an enlarged tonsil can help reduce the problem, however when sleep apnea is diagnosed the doctor usually prescribes a cpap( continuous positive airway pressure) machine to help keep open the airway during sleep.
Dr. Claude Parola
Dr. Claude Parola
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Sleep Doctor

You need a complete evaluation and testing by a board certified sleep doctor. Many causes, many treatment.

In brief: Sleep Doctor

You need a complete evaluation and testing by a board certified sleep doctor. Many causes, many treatment.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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