Sleep Apnea Specialist in Westmoreland County, PA
Sleep Apnea Treatment
Sleep apnea is more than just a minor disorder that disrupts your sleep. It occurs when your breathing is interrupted during sleep, preventing your body from getting the oxygen it needs. While it can be uncomfortable and inconvenient, untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious health complications such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and even depression.
At Westmoreland Sleep Medicine in Greensburg, PA, we specialize in treating sleep apnea. Dr. Jain will work directly with you to identify the root cause of your sleep apnea and tailor a treatment plan that is right for you. We utilize the latest technology to diagnose and monitor your condition, and the devices we offer provide effective, comfortable treatments that can be tailored to your individual needs.
We understand how important quality sleep is for a healthy life and are committed to helping you get the restful night’s sleep you need. If you are suffering from sleep apnea and are ready to find relief, Dr. Jain is here to help. Schedule your first appointment with the top sleep doctor Greensburg, PA has to offer at Westmoreland Sleep Medicine today.
Sleep Disorders Treatment | Scottdale, PA
Sleep Apnea Test & Treatment Options
At Westmoreland Sleep Medicine, Dr. Jain offers sleep apnea treatment options, each with unique benefits depending on your individual preferences, needs, and goals. Treatment for your sleep apnea may include:
- Change in sleep position
- Weight loss
- Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy
- Bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) therapy
- Oral appliance therapy
- Upper airway surgery
- Inspire Device placement
The Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) machine is the most commonly prescribed treatment for those diagnosed with sleep apnea. It involves wearing a mask during sleep, which covers the nose and/or the mouth, and delivers a continuous flow of air into the nose and throat. This "positive" air flow or pressure allows the airways to remain open so the patient can breathe regularly throughout sleep. The best pressure for you will be determined during the CPAP titration study. CPAP remains the most effective nonsurgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious condition and you should make every effort to get yours under control.
Although some people may find the CPAP device cumbersome, CPAP therapy does work, if the patient uses the device correctly and on a regular basis. It decreases daytime sleepiness, lowers blood pressure, stops snoring, and can improve your ability to function both at home and at work. Some side effects you can experience are dry/ stuffy nose, facial irritation, and headaches. Dr. Jain and his team will work with you to get you back on track with your equipment. Most of these can be minimized or eliminated by making minor adjustments to the device, like adding a humidifier or adjusting the straps around the head for better comfort or using a different type of mask.
Should you decide against this option, Dr. Jain would be happy to discuss alternative treatment options with you that include lifestyle changes, using an oral appliance or surgery.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where does your CPAP therapy equipment come from? Is it covered by my insurance?
At Westmoreland Sleep Medicine we offer supplies for major insurances including Highmark BCBS, Aetna, Tricare, WholeCare, and some UPMC plans.
Do you accept insurance for sleep medicine near me?
Yes, Dr. Jain is in network and accepted by all major health insurers including Highmark BCBS, UPMC, United, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Tricare, Medicare, Medicaid and Advantra. To view our full list of accepted providers, visit our page, and don’t hesitate to reach out to our staff with any questions.