Non Surgical Treatment

non surgical sleep treatment bahrain

The Al Ghareeb Medical Center provides a full range of treatments for sleep apnea. Where possible we encourage patients to use non surgical treatment for snoring conditions.

Non  Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea:

Behavioral Modifications:
  • Weight reduction
  • Avoid CNS depressants (alcohol, sedatives)
  • Sleep on side w/ tennis ball on back
  • External nasal dilators/steroid spray
Oral Appliances :
  • Tongue retaining devices:

Keep tongue in forward position by creating negative pressure in a plastic bulb, fit between the lips

  • Mandibular advancing device:

Cause forward/downward movement of mandible when attached to dental arches

  • Soft palate lifter:

Effective only for treatment of snoring