CPAP Alternatives

Snake-Like Robot May Reduce Complications in Sleep Apnea Surgery

Surgery is typically considered a last-line treatment for sleep apnea. There are many reasons why it’s good to put surgery off. It’s an expensive treatment with a relatively low success rate. And even if it is initially successful, the results may decrease over time, so […]

If Your Insomnia Drugs Are Failing, You Probably Have Sleep Apnea

It’s common in this country to look to drugs to treat our problems. This is as much a failing among patients as doctors, although it’s often put on doctors, who, as the educated professional in the area, should know better. Ideally, all parties should agree that when drugs aren’t working, a different treatment should be […]

Oral Appliances as Good as CPAP for Sleep Apnea According to New Review

Oral appliances as good as CPAPWe know that although CPAP is a more effective sleep apnea treatment, oral appliances are just as successful at helping people improve their symptoms. Now a new meta-analysis has reinforced this conclusion. Although CPAP […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Control Epileptic Seizures

Sleep is critical to healthy brain function. If you aren’t getting good sleep, your brain will suffer a number of different types of dysfunction. We’ve often pointed to the risk of cognitive decline associated with sleep apnea, but one area that doesn’t receive enough attention is epilepsy. Sleep apnea […]

4 Keys to Success with Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Because sleep apnea is a serious medical condition, it has to be treated. But not all treatments for sleep apnea are effective. Although CPAP represents a nearly perfect cure for sleep apnea if it’s used, many people simply don’t use it. And that makes it a bad treatment for many people.

Oral appliances […]

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