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How is sleep apnea treated ?

My daughter just told me she had heard about a fan that goes over the bed to help people with sleep apnea get more oxygen . My snoring problem has been remedied very well with a mouth appliance. However, when my head hits the pillow, my nasal passages seem to close up. Because of this, using a c- pap has been unsuccessful, as breathing through my mouth doesn t work well with the c-pap. Also, I can t tolerate the masks. I know without a doubt that I don t get enough oxygen at night, and that s why I wake up every morning feeling like I ve been run over by a truck.
Asked On : Fri, 13 Apr 2012
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Cpap must be tried for atleast 30min during daytime to prepare 4 overnight trial as it works by blowing the airway open during sleep with 5 to 20cmHg....u can go for mandibular repositioning splint with weight reduction............................also try to sleep laterally so dat tongue doesnt come on the way...............
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