Doctors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Sobermutt Galli, Hubli-Dharwad
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OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that can be considered as a serious condition. It is mainly characterised by short and shallow breathing while the patient is asleep. There are several kinds of sleep apnea, where the throat does not relax properly and results in snoring. Drowsiness during the day is one of the main symptoms of the condition.
HOW IS OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same is done by observing your sleep patterns though a general physician may also conduct X-ray to check your nasal and throat passage.
HOW IS OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA TREATED?
Avoiding alcohol and sleeping pills could be advised. Nasal sprays to relieve congestions or sinus might be prescribed. In some cases surgery to remove any blocks such as extra tissue in the nose and throat could be performed.
DID YOU KNOW?
Persons or individuals that share a bed with the patient usually recognize this disorder before the patient.