What is the appropriate treatment for my sleep disorder?
Depending on the sleep disorder, our professionals will be able to find the right treatment and guide you all through out the process.
Sometimes it’s as simple as changing your life style
Treating a sleep disorder can be as simple as loosing weight, eating healthy and adopting a proper sleep routine!
If you are primarily concerned about your snoring
Snoring can be treated with different solutions such as:
You can also
Elevate the head of your bed by four to six inches or elevate your body from the waist up. You can also use a special pillow.
Open your nasal passages at night by using a nasal dilator, saline spray, breathing strips or a humidifier.
If you suffer from a sleep disorder
Every sleep disorder demands different therapeutic approach. Learn about different sleep disorders and their appropriate treatment:
Restless leg syndrome
Some simple suggestions to help treat your sleep apnea
Life style changes such as weight loss or avoiding alcohol consumption before bed time may diminish snoring and sleep apnea.
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Sleeping on your back may not be recommended or should even be avoided. In some cases, your position during sleep may aggravate your sleep apnea (on your back vs on your side). Devices may be worn in order to avoid sleeping on your back.
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If these simple solutions don’t resolve your problem; you may consider getting a prescription for other treatments.
CPAP machine – The administration of positive pressure (CPAP, BiPAP, AutoPAP) is considered to be the gold standard treatment for sleep apnea.
The positive air pressure keeps your airways open, thus preventing apnea. When the machine is well tolerated and worn all night, positive results are quickly seen. Unfortunately, not everyone can tolerate the machine, so alternatives must be considered.
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Surgical treatments – Many surgeries are available to treat sleep apnea. These include maxillomandibular advancement, anterior inferior mandibular osteotomy with hyoid suspension, soft palate surgery, nasal surgery, tongue reduction surgery and more. The surgical approach may be conventional or laser-assisted.
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Non-surgical treatments : Mandibular Advancement Device
Mandibular Advancement Device are effective in treating snoring, mild apnea and moderate apnea.
They are custom designed by a specialist, in order to be comfortable and harmless for your teeth.
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