CPAP Intolerance & OSA

CPAP INTOLERANCE and OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA)

If you are currently using (or should be using a CPAP machine) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you probably are already aware of the potential consequences of untreated apnea. These include, but are not limited to:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Type II Diabetes
  • Memory loss
  • Early onset dementia
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Day time sleepiness which can lead to accidents

If you have been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and cannot tolerate your CPAP, you are not alone. Some studies suggest that up to 83% of people have trouble with their CPAP. There is a long list common complaints with CPAP including but not limited to:

  • Dry nose
  • Sore throat
  • Dry mouth
  • Sinus discomfort
  • Leaky Mask
  • Skin irritation
  • Noisy unit
  • Bed partner intolerance
  • Claustrophobia
  • Frequent Travel

Whether or not you are able to use your CPAP, you still need treatment to maintain your health. We have an alternative to your CPAP! Oral Appliance Therapy.

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