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Suggest remedy for sleep apnea

my brother-in-law, who underwent with an operation due to some brain infection and blockage in bone marrow. shunt has also been placed. during this period he was given steriods which causes weight gain. now he is suffering from sleep apnea. his age is 31 and due to this problem we are hesitating to accept any marriage proposal. could you please suggest any remedy please. i don't have web camera or speaker so please answer in writting.



Thu, 30 Jun 2016
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I read your question carefully and I understand your concern.

First of all weight loss should be tried as it is the best and healthiest way.
If that is not enough then use of a CPAP device at night during sleep, a device which maintains a positive airway pressure in his airways preventing them from collapsing is the next step.

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