Sleep Apnea treatments
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Treatments could include:
Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the tonsils. Tonsils are two small glands located in the back of your throat. Tonsils house white blood cells to help you fight infection, but sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected. Fre...
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 ...
Adenoid removal, also called adenoidectomy, is a common surgery used to remove the adenoids. The adenoids are glands located in the roof of the mouth, behind the soft palate where the nose connects to the throat. The adenoids produce antibodies (w...
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...