- Life Style Changes and Counselling
- Mandibular advancement Devices
- Surgical Therapy
- Diet Counselling
- Psychological Counselling
Snoring and Sleep Apnea centre offers a range of medical, dental and behavioural treatments for people diagnosed with sleep disorders, There is no one single treatment that fits everyone. The most appropriate treatment will depend on the results of the sleep study, severity of disease, age, body weight, medical history and anatomy of the upper airway.
After proper testing and diagnosis and based on the severity of sleep apnea, treatments at our clinics are tailored to suit each patient. We can help you achieve the sleep you need and improve your health and quality of life
Successful OSA treatment can improve your blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, irregular heart rhythm, depression, improved concentration and memory. It will provide a reduction of daytime sleepiness, reduction of morning headaches, night grinding of teeth, the risk of accidents. You’ll get a better night’s sleep and feel more energized when you wake up. As a result, you will have more energy, concentration and memory. Your quieter sleeping will often result in better sleep for your bed partner and family members too.
If you suffer from a sleep condition that is not sleep apnea, Our specialists at Snoring and Sleep Apnea Centre will identify this in your assessment and manage you accordingly.
Lifestyle changes are an important part of our treatment program, and in mild sleep disorders cases, lifestyle changes may be all that is needed to improve a person’s sleep.
Life style changes include
Behavioural treatment and avoidance of risk factors.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT ) is an effective therapy for mild to moderate sleep apnea. OATs now are widely regarded to be the best available treatment for primary snoring. It is often used as an alternative therapy for one who is unable to use a CPAP machine, even in cases of Severe Sleep Apnea.
OATs are custom made special appliances, made for your mouth. These are worn during sleep and helps reposition tongue and lower jaw forward, thereby opening up the airway for easy and effortless breathing. These are also called Mandibular Advancement Devices
Continuous positive airway pressure, also called CPAP is a treatment in which a mask is worn over the nose and / or mouth while you sleep. The mask is hooked up to a machine that delivers a continuous flow of air into the nose. This air flow helps keep the airway open so that breathing is regular.
The specialists at Snoring and Sleep Apnea Centre will evaluate and recommend the right type of mask for you and counsel you in the proper usage of the CPAP machines. Sometimes a humidifier may be recommended that adds moisture to the air so that dryness of the nose or throat is avoided.
Surgical intervention is another approach to sleep apnea treatment. Several surgical procedures are used to increase the size of the airway. Some of the common surgical procedures used to treat sleep disorders including
Our surgical team will evaluate the findings and suggest a surgical plan that may best help you.
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