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Wellness Wednesday: Treatments for sleep apnea

The mouthpiece of a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) device delivers enough pressurized air to keep the breathing passage of someone who has obstructive sleep apnea open throughout the night.
Dr P. Marazzi
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Science Source
The mouthpiece of a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) device delivers enough pressurized air to keep the breathing passage of someone who has obstructive sleep apnea open throughout the night.

A good night’s sleep can make you feel great. However, for people with obstructive sleep apnea, that can be a challenge.

Sleep apnea is the condition in which your breathing can stop and restart and cause snoring.

Coming up on Wellness Wednesday, we’ll discover what’s being done to alleviate the condition.

Also, soccer journalist Grant Wahl was seemingly in good health and passed away suddenly last month at the age of 49, while he was covering the World Cup in Qatar. His cause of death was an aortic aneurysm.

We’ll learn about this heart condition and how it can be treated.

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