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Obstructive sleep apnea is an ongoing condition that disrupts sleep.
Sleep Apnea refers to the condition where one’s sleeping pattern is not continuous which results into poor quality of sleep. The quality of sleep is affected. Sleep Apnea can be caused by various factors such as lifestyle changes, routine changes and using breathing devices
Oral Appliance medical aid (OAT) is usually a good different to CPAP for patients stricken by preventative apnea.
Many patients stricken by apnea will notice relief employing a custom removable Oral Appliance medical aid appliance, that adjusts the position of the jowl and tongue to attenuate airway obstruction.
If there is an obstruction in your respiratory system then it will cause shortness of breath leading to poor sleep. If this pattern continues then your quality of sleep is negatively impacted causing Sleep Apnea. However, you can still improve it by altering your routines, using mouthpieces and respiratory devices or by an Oral Appliance Therapy.
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure(CPAP)
It is a form of surgery that removes extra tissue from your mouth to aid the passage of airflow. This tissue is mainly removed from the lower jaw and in some cases the throat. Air pressure is the main feature of a CPAP machine. In a surgery for contracting tissue air is blown into the air passage while for making the tissue stiff slight invasive methods are used.
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