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Treatment Options

Treatment Options

There are a number of treatment options available for Sleep Apnea. The choice of treatment may vary according to what degree of Sleep Apnea you’re suffering from i.e. Mild Sleep Apnea, Moderate Sleep Apnea or Severe Sleep Apnea.

Some simple measures which can help in reducing the symptoms are:

  • Weight loss
  • Avoiding alcohol in the evening
  • Sleeping on your side

What is the treatment for Sleep Apnea?

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy is the Gold Standard Treatment for people suffering from Moderate and Severe Sleep Apnea. It is non-invasive and it can alleviate the symptoms of Sleep Apnea if used as prescribed. In the CPAP therapy, a gentle flow of air is provided directly through your nose and mouth using a mask to prevent the upper airway collapse. This allows you to breathe more easily while you sleep. Less commonly, surgery or oral appliances are also used to treat Sleep Apnea but these may only be effective in case you are suffering from Mild Sleep Apnea.

How effective is the CPAP treatment?

Sleep Apnea can be treated effectively and safely with the CPAP therapy. Those that have been committed to the therapy claim that CPAP therapy it has been a life-changing event in their life. Along with sound sleep, they also got back their confidence in life. CPAP therapy can help bring back the healthier and happier days that you may have been missing out on all this while.

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What are the benefits of the CPAP treatment?

  • Increased energy and attentiveness
  • Decreased risk of stroke and heart attack
  • Reduced irritability
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Increased effectiveness at home and at work
  • Improved overall quality of life
  • Fewer morning headaches

Before you begin with your therapy, it is a good idea to become familiar with your equipment. Philips Respironics is the leading provider of innovative solutions for sleep and respiratory disorders all over the world. These solutions by Philips include advanced CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) equipment too, making each patient’s life better. Please click here to know more about Philips Respironics.

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