International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part D (2016)
A study in obese patient’s for sleep disordered breathing
-As the modern life style is dominantly accepted by our society along with sedentary life style our society is getting obesity as a gift, a gift that is costing human species a lots of health problems and one of them is sleep disturbances and sleep disorders specially obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). OSA itself leads to hyper tension and other systemic manifestations.so we decide to study obese patients and related sleep disorder specially OSA.
1 To analyze SDB in obese patients.
2 To analyze whether SDB is a risk factor for hypertension in obese individuals.
Material and Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted at the department of pulmonology of People's College of Medical Sciences and Research centre, Bhopal, M.P. The duration of the study was 1 and half years. Total of 100 patients were included in this study.
Results And Conclusion: Obesity has a very high and proportionate correlation with sleep disordered breathing. Obstructive sleep apnea is the predominant sleep disordered breathing in our study population. Moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea correlates very highly for predicting hypertension and maybe considered as a risk factor for the same.
How to cite this article:
Tandon Sanjay, Joshi P, Nagdeote S T. A study in obese patient’s for sleep disordered breathing. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(3):205-207.