43. Medical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Life-Style Changes, Weight Reduction, and Postural Therapy

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Sheldon Kapen1,2

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch43

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Kapen, S. (2005) Medical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Life-Style Changes, Weight Reduction, and Postural Therapy, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch43

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Detroit VA Medical Center Detroit, Michigan, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA);
  • OSA and life-style changes;
  • OSA and postural changes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Life-style Changes

  • Weight Reduction

  • Postural Changes

  • References