A good night's sleep is critical to good health and maintaining the circadian rhythm is vital in maintaining the metabolism of the body. This ensures that all bodily functions work in sync. Unfortunately, in today's highly competitive world, sleep has become a luxury, and in some, lack of sleep becomes a serious problem. It Reduces the enthusiasm in life, makes the day drowsy, and the nights restless.Snoring is a very common social problem. This may sometimes be related to sleep apnoea, which has more serious medical implications. Comprehensive equipment to test for sleep apnoea is used during sleep studies to look for or rule out the presence of sleep apnoea in patients with sleep disordered breathing.
Here, at the Bharti ENT Care Hospital, doctors are well trained to detect these problems and find suitable remedies. They are capable of rectifying the cause and bringing back the zest in your life. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) also called obstructive sleep apnea syndrome - occurs when there are repeated episodes of complete or partial blockage of the upper airway during sleep.
Snoring and sleep apnea are caused because of airflow obstruction. The surgeon will first examine and investigate to identify the sites of airflow obstruction. Then as per the diagnosis, he may decide to undertake single or multiple procedures in one stage or in multiple stages to minimize theseobstructions and bring relief from snoring and sleep apnea.
Surgical Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Include :
- Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction
- Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
- Midline Glossectomy and Base of Tongue Reduction