Common treatment options for sleep apnea patients.
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
One of the most common methods of treating sleep apnea is Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), which does not require surgery. CPAP therapy uses a mask and a small machine that provides a continuous stream of air to keep your airway open. Used every night while you sleep, positive pressure therapy helps to improve the lives of sleep apnea sufferers.
In addition to lifestyle changes such as good sleep hygiene, exercise and weight loss, there is growing evidence that oral appliances can be effective in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea or for patients who are CPAP intolerant.
Home Sleep Testing (HST)
There are also alternative diagnostic options for suspected sleep apnea patients. An at Home Sleep Test is an option for certain patients and can be discussed with our sleep physician during your evaluation. We offer the Ares Home Sleep Testing Device which provides the following: