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Sleeping Disorders

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea occurs when a person regularly stops breathing during sleep. This type of apnoea happens when your throat muscles sometimes relax and block your airway during sleep.

Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS)

Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome is a breathing disorder that affects some people who have been diagnosed with obesity. Symptoms include a BMI of greater than 30 and hypoventilation.

Treatment

  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP / Bi-level)
  • Counseling

 

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