What are the treatments for OSA? - ProProfs Discuss
Topics
Products
Follow Us:

What are the treatments for OSA?



A. Pap therapy
B. Surgery
C. Diet and exercise
D. Neck exercises
E. Sleeping position

This question is part of

OSA Management
Asked by Lleyton, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

+ Answer
Request

1 Answer

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

Pap therapy-2. surgery-3. sleeping position-the most common treatment is cpap (continuous positive airway pressure, pronounced see-pap). other less common treatments include surgery and oral appliances, which may be effective in certain individuals. any treatments should include weight loss (if needed), exercise, and avoidance of alcohol, sedatives, and hypnotics.pap therapy will relieve the airway obstruction that occurs while you sleep. pap treatment can dramatically improve the life of someone diagnosed with sleep apnea. when you wear the system every night during sleep and optimum therapy is achieved, you may experience the following benefits of treatment: increased energy level and attentiveness during the day fewer morning headaches reduced irritability improved memory less waking during the night to go to the bathroom increased ability to exercise increased effectiveness at home or at work improved overall quality of lifeyou will need to use your treatment every night while you sleep. if you do not, you will return to your previous level of snoring, sleep apnea, and daytime tiredness.untreated sleep apnea has also been shown to co-exist with a number of other medical conditions, such as: high blood pressure heart disease heart attack irregular heart beat stroke
 

Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.