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Sleep Apnea Treatment: CPAP Alternatives BiPAP for Sleep Apnea. BiPAP, or BiLevel PAP therapy, works in a similar manner as CPAP. ... Weight Loss. Weight loss can be a very effective CPAP alternative for overweight and obese patients. ... Mouthguards and Oral Devices. ... Sleep Apnea Surgery. ... Other CPAP Alternatives. ... Finding a CPAP Alternative. ...How effective are CPAPs at treating Obstructive sleep apnea?
For treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), continuous positive airway pressure, commonly known as CPAP, is the standard treatment. The CPAP, an air pressure device with a mask worn during sleep, is very (99 percent) effective at maintaining airflow and reducing or eliminating the interrupted breathing that is caused by sleep apnea.How does CPAP help treat sleep apnea?
The treatment of choice for obstructive sleep apnea is continuous positive airway pressure device (CPAP). CPAP is a mask that fits over the nose and/or mouth, and gently blows air into the airway to help keep it open during sleep. This method of treatment is highly effective.Do oral appliances really work for sleep apnea?
Oral appliances can work wonders for people with sleep apnea. These devices are far more comfortable than wearing a mask, they’re portable so you can take them with you while traveling, and you can talk and drink water while wearing one. And, of course, they don’t involve surgery.