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 Topic Overview
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I have a sleep study to diagnose sleep apnea?
 What is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)?
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I have surgery for sleep apnea?
 Cause
 Symptoms
 What Happens
 What Increases Your Risk
 When To Call a Doctor
 Exams and Tests
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study?
 Treatment Overview
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery?
 removing tonsils or adenoids
 Prevention
 Home Treatment
 continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
 Medications
 medicines to reduce daytime sleepiness
 Surgery
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery?
 Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
 Tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy
 Tracheostomy
 Other Treatment
 CPAP
 Other Places To Get Help
 Related Information
 References
 
 
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