Last year we wrote a post on—that’s right—marijuana as a potential treatment for sleep apnea. Since then, midterm elections have brought a new wave of legalization to the West Coast: Alaska and Oregon both decriminalized recreational use of the drug. So we thought it was worthwhile to take a second look at whether pot, scientifically … Read More »
CPAP is the gold-standard therapy for sleep apnea, but it doesn’t work for everyone, all the time. Whether you need an occasional alternative- for travelling or camping- or just cannot tolerate CPAP therapy, there are options!
If you’re suffering from sleep apnea, the go-to treatment is CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) therapy. But there’s also a less common alternative—surgery. What types of operations are available to treat sleep apnea, are they effective, and why is CPAP treatment preferred in the majority of cases? Types of Surgery Ultimately, most procedures to cure … Read More »