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February 2014 Blog Posts (1)

Can nasal surgery help CPAP therapy?

Written by David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

cpap-rest-sleep-alternatives This month’s blog is for anyone who has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and is having trouble using—or refusing to use—a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine while sleeping.

 

CPAP machines help nighttime interrupted breathing by pumping a continuous flow of air into the nasal passages, keeping the airway open, and preventing or greatly reducing snoring and paused breathing. Still, many people are…

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Added by Dr. David O. Volpi on February 14, 2014 at 11:57am — No Comments


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