• Can we prevent daytime sleepiness? — You can reduce your chances of daytime sleepiness by having good sleep habits. If your doctor or nurse prescribes medicine or a device to wear, use it exactly how he or she tells you.


  • What if my child gets daytime sleepiness? — In children, daytime sleepiness is usually caused by not sleeping enough at night or not having good sleep habits. Some medicines can also make your child sleepy in the daytime  ..read more


  • Will I need tests? — Your doctor will decide which tests you should have. There are many different tests, but you might not need any. It depends on your age, other symptoms, and individual situation.


  • What is the treatment of sleep apnea? — There is a variety of treatments for OSA. This involves lifestyle changes, such as avoiding alcohol and sedative medications, losing weight, and quitting smoking. Some people use special pillows or oral appliances to keep the airway open during sleep.

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  • What is the specific treatment for sleep apnea? — Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), in which a face mask is attached to a tube and a CPAP machine blows pressurized air into the upper airway. Furthermore, there are surgical procedures intended to remove any tighten tissue and widen the airway. In addition, some individuals may need a combination of therapies to successfully treat their condition.


  • What are the potential risks of untreated sleep apnea? — Finally, you need to know that untreated sleep apnea may put you at risk of a number of life threatening conditions including heart attack, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, and even other diseases. Therefore, your sleep doctor will recommend the right treatment for you.