Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment
When someone has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome, the airways partially or totally collapse, limiting the amount of air that can get into the lungs with each breath. Events lasts at least 10 seconds and result in either a short arousal from sleep or a decrease in the oxygen level in the blood. Treatment is essential to prevent the significant, life-changing complications of untreated OSA.
Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) falls into one of four areas:
Selecting a method of treatment is an important decision and should be made after reviewing all the facts with your physician.
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