Sleep Apnea treatments
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Treatments could include:
A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils, which are located in the back of your throat. Sometimes they can become infected.
A tracheostomy is a medical procedure-either temporary or permanent-in which a tube is surgically implanted into a person's windpipe so that he or she can breathe. The tube is inserted through a cut in the neck below the vocal cords, allowing air ...
Doctors often perform adenoid removals and tonsillectomies (removal of the tonsils) together. Chronic throat and respiratory infections often cause inflammation and infection in both glands.
Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is a non-surgical treatment that provides a steady flow of air to the lungs through the nose. Nasal CPAP is often prescribed for those with obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that dis...