When people stop breathing during sleep due to a blockage in their airway, their brain sends a message that leads to sudden and uncomfortable movement. This condition is known as sleep apnea. Many people suffer from sleep apnea without realizing it. Sleep apnea often manifests itself in the form of snoring, which comes off as bothersome to loved ones. However, snoring may be an indicator that something more is amiss. Without treatment, sleep apnea can lead to chronic health problems or even death. Fortunately, there are solutions to sleep apnea and Dr. Patel is trained in the most advanced treatment options.
Millions of people have sleep apnea. However, many of these people do not realize that something is wrong. Or, they may not know that sleep apnea can be treated. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please reach out to Dr. Patel as soon as possible:
CPAP therapy is the most common treatment for sleep apnea, and it is quite effective. However, CPAP machines are large, bulky, uncomfortable and can interfere with natural sleep patterns. These issues can make it difficult for a person to comply with treatment. As a result, many patients are referred to Dr. Patel to seek a different solution for their sleep apnea problems.