There are no cures for sleep apnoea but fortunately, it is a treatable condition. The first advice doctors often give is to lose weight11. Decreasing alcohol consumption in the evening and adjusting the sleeping position can also help11.
Other sleep apnoea treatments include a nasal continuous positive airway pressure machine which uses gentle pressure and a mask to keep your airway open overnight. There is also a mandibular advancement device or oral appliance, which is like a mouth guard. It’s fitted by a specialist dentist and helps keep your airway open11.
It’s advisable to talk to your doctor about sleep apnoea treatments and what might be best in your circumstances.