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What are the treatment options for central sleep apnea?

Many treatment options are available for sleep apnea. Your doctor will be able to suggest the option that is best for you. If you central sleep apnea is caused by an underlying medical problem, your doctor may recommend treating it. They also may suggest taking or discontinuing certain drugs, using oxygen at night, or using CPAP, bi-level PAP, or ASV to assist your nighttime breathing.

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