What is Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

Surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)

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Hi, Is there any cure for snoring? I never did beforr. But from the time of pregnancy it started and is happening at times even now when my baby is...

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Various interventions are available

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Snoring occurs when air cannot move freely...

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Being non compliance of CPAP, severe obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep specialist prescribed Dental appliance- this also I am not able to use it?...

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Surgery is needed

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How to control snoring...

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They are so many causes of snoring among them obesity, nasal obstruction or any infection, neoplastic or polyp in the...

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