“Using a CPAP machine may feel strange or awkward at first, but try to keep using it. It works best if you use it every night,” advises the NHS.
It adds: “Tell your doctor if you find it uncomfortable or hard to use.”
How to treat milder cases
For milder cases of sleep apnea, your doctor may recommend only lifestyle changes, such as losing weight or quitting smoking, explains the Mayo Clinic.
“If you have nasal allergies, your doctor will recommend treatment for your allergies,” says the health body.