Have you googled "dental sleep solutions"?
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Yes, and unfortunately the people I have heard feedback from usually tell me that's all a scam and doesn't really work.
A pill? I don't think it's gonna work for obstructive apnea.
At the moment, PAP devices are the gold standard for treating Apnoea of almost every form, and because the problem is often complex, it has proven the be the best solution. PAP devices are improving steadily and are getting smaller and smaller, and it may be that one day they will be small enough and light enough to be integrated with the mask itself, but that is still far off. There are other solutions ideal for travelling, like Provent, although I am not yet convinced of its efficacy, but I do not feel sanguine over surgical intervention if it can at all be avoided, especially given the spotty results, and to date, weight loss combined with exercise and throat toning, using a didgeridoo, seem to be the best method of lowering the overall incidence of Apnoea permanently.
Consider this, though - the PAP devices are very new, less than two decades in widely accepted use. Improvements have been very rapid, and new refinements will surely be upon us soon. So hang in there.
AS others have said, I too feel the benefits far outweigh the hassles - this from a 10+ year user. Yes, it would be nice to not need my dream machine, travel with it is an added hassle to be true.
My concern is the ongoing cost - what to do if/when my machine dies? Welcome to life I guess?
*I* am not a DOCTOR or any type of Health Care Professional. My thoughts/suggestions/ideas are strictly only my opinions.
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