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January 2015
Sleep Apnea Treatment, Sleep Apnea Camrose AB

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Often, the best treatment for obstructive sleep apnea is continuous positive airway pressure (C.P.A.P.).  It’s the only effective treatment for severe sleep apnea. If you have mild or moderate sleep apnea, your doctor may recommend one of these alternate treatments instead of CPAP: Making lifestyle changes: losing weight, avoiding alcohol and sedatives Dental appliances Surgery, including tonsillectomy and UPPP
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Sleep Apnea Treatment, CPAP, BPAP Camrose AB

What is C.P.A.P.

How does CPAP work? The CPAP machine delivers a constant flow of air through tubing and a mask and into your airway. The CPAP machine creates enough pressure in your airway to hold the tissue open, so your airway doesn’t collapse. The soft, steady jet of air from the CPAP machine creates enough pressure to keep the airway open. Your sleep specialist will prescribe a particular CPAP pressure for you, based on ho
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