Strengthening Oropharyngeal Muscles as an Approach to Treat Post-stroke Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial

Approximately 70% of individuals who have experienced a stroke or transient ischemic attack are affected by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Research shows that doing exercises for the throat and mouth could help these people manage their sleep apnea. These exercises seem to work by addressing the root causes of sleep apnea and improving the muscles in the upper airway, making it easier to keep the throat open during sleep. Perhaps this is a viable alternative to CPAP machines.

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