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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment

Some people do snore occasionally, but there are those who have a chronic problem and snore frequently. The tissues in the throat relax during sleep. These tissues vibrate and create a hoarse sound, which is termed as snoring. Snoring is harmless, but it can disrupt your sleep at times or those of others. Not only that, it could be signs of sleep apnea.
Obstructive Sleep apnea is a type of sleep disruption leading to serious health consequences. The condition stops breathing periodically during sleep. It relaxes the muscles in the throat. The body would usually wake up if breathing stops and disturb your sleep. Obstructive Sleep apnea can even increase the risk of developing metabolic issues, high blood pressure and other health problems.

What are the surgical options available for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment and Sleep Apnea Snoring Treatment?
1. Palatal implant or pillar procedure

2. Radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction
3. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
4. Maxillomandibular advancement
5. Anterior inferior mandibular osteotomy
6. Hypoglossal nerve stimulation
 
It would be a good idea to talk to you doctor about the symptoms you have and arrive at the best available options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment and Sleep Apnea Snoring Treatment applicable to you.

The Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology has accepted and published Dr Shailesh Pandeys and Dr. Nilesh Madkikar`s experience on Multi Level Single Stage: Barbed Reposition Pharyngoplasty and Nasal Surgery Method in treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.