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Sleep Apnea

  • Breathing Disorders During Sleep - Signs and symptoms of sleep apnea and Pickwickian syndrome; effects on the heart and other systems; treatment options; therapy and research.

  • eMedicine - Obesity-Hypoventilation Syndrome and Pulmonary Consequences of Obesity - Synonyms and related keywords: Pickwick syndrome, pickwickian syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea/hypoventilation, OSA/H.

  • Sleep Apnea - Synonyms and related keywords: childhood sleep apnea syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, OSA syndrome, pickwickian syndrome, obstructive hypoventilation, obstructive sleep apnea, OSA, sleep-induced apnea, upper airway obstruction, oxygen desaturation, hypercarbia, autonomic stimulation, sleep fragmentation, disordered breathing during sleep, obstructive apnea, central apnea, mixed apnea. eMedicine.com.

  • Sleep Apnea - Synonyms and related keywords: obstructive sleep apnea, apnea, snore, obesity complication, OSA, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, OSAS, snoring, apneic sleep, sleep disorder, central sleep apnea, CSA, central breathing instability, continuous positive airway pressure, CPAP, apnea-hypopnea index, apnea-plus-hypopnea index, AHI, sleep-disordered breathing, sleep disordered breathing, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, UPPP, excessive daytime sleepiness, EDS. Medicine.com

  • Sleep Apnea - definition of terms: - A list of key words and the definition of those words, provided by SleepHelpUSA.com

  • The Merck Manual--Second Home Edition, Sleep Apnea Syndromes - Sleep apnea syndromes are a group of serious sleep disorders in which breathing repeatedly stops long enough during sleep to decrease the amount of oxygen and increase the amount of carbon dioxide in the blood and brain.

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