Will losing weight cure my sleep apnea?
This is probably one of the first questions I am asked by many of my patients that are recently diagnosed- Does sleep apnea go away if I lose some weight? Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when any part of the airway becomes obstructed or blocked during sleep and disrupts breathing. In many cases, it is caused by an abnormality in a persons anatomy. A great example would be a deviated nasal septum or enlarged turbinates in the nose may disrupt airflow. In our dental chairs, we o