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:
However, these measures do not always resolve it.
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.
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.(Click here to know how people have benefitted from the treatment of Sleep Apnea)
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