Can losing weight alone cure sleep apnea?Ear, Nose & Throat
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Losing weight will help to control sleep apnea if the patient is overweight. As it is a lifestyle and dietary change, the patient should always use it first line and it is also good for general health. It cannot completely cure sleep apnea if there are other causes of sleep apnea.
Bariatric surgery for some severely obese patients may be helpful if they have been carefully evaluated before surgery.
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