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Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

Sleep apnea is a severe sleep condition that needs prompt treatments. If left untreated, it can result in serious issues such as heart problems, high blood pressure, or extreme fatigue during the day. If you notice some associated signs, visit a healthcare provider to get a precise diagnosis and have a good plan. Also, here are 10 sleep apnea treatments that you can consider to cure your condition.

Use a CPAP Device

By far, the most common treatment for sleep apnea is the CPAP or continuous positive air pressure machine. It works by regulating the breathing and keep it constantly when you are sleeping at night. This device sends positive pressure into the airway before a breath ends to keep it always open in a breathing cycle. Using this unit could help improve your quality of sleep, glucose levels, blood pressure, and daytime sleepiness. It might take some time to get used to a CPAP machine and avoid using it without the permission of your doctor. Also, you should use it on a regular basis to get the best results. [1]