Ask the Doctor: Avoid large meal before bedtime to treat sleep apnea
DTNext 2019-08-13 08:18:00
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What lifestyle changes can be adopted to treat sleep apnea?-Eliana Joseph, Resident of TambaramIdeally lifestyle modifications are the first line of management for sleep apnea. Good sleep posture, scheduled sleep time, healthy eating habits and adequate hydration must be followed. Don’t eat a large meal before bedtime and also avoid consuming alcohol before sleeping. Healthy lifestyle, doing yoga and exercise will also be helpful. Surgical correction will improve airway and reshape the obstructions of bone and soft tissue in the nasal and oral passages in the upper airways. - Dr Sundhari Veluchamy, ENT Specialist, Kauvery Hospital.