The gold standard treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea. A machine creates air pressure which is delivered through a mask to hold the throat open allowing comfortable and quiet breathing during sleep.
A device worn over the teeth during sleep in order to advance the lower jaw which opens the throat to make breathing easier. Useful for snoring or mild sleep apnoea.
A collar device which encourages wearers not to sleep on their back, a position in which snoring or sleep apnoea is commonly worse.
In some cases, surgery to the throat can help snoring. An Ear, Nose & Throat consultant surgeon can advise on this option.
Once any other underlying sleep conditions are excluded, the evidence suggests that cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia is the most effective treatment for insomnia.