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Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome – Symptoms & Complications

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), known as Pickwickian syndrome, is a medical condition that happens when an individual who is obese (BMI > 30kg/ m2) fail to breathe rapidly or deeply enough due to low blood oxygen when sleeping and also due to increase in level of blood carbon dioxide during the day. When hypoventilation occurs, …

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