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188 Possible Causes for Noncompliance, Obesity, Snoring

  • Obesity

    […] to be obese.[] Noncompliance with behavioral recommendations following bariatric surgery. Obes Surg 2005 ;15: 546 - 551 Citing Articles (1519) Letters Article Figures/Media[] It also causes heavy snoring. Respiratory problems associated with obesity occur when added weight of the chest wall squeezes the lungs and causes restricted breathing.[]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Adolescents who are obese have an increased risk of becoming obese adults. Taller children are more obese than shorter ones.[] Airway obstruction may be clinically obvious at the bedside, as patients with severe sleep apnoea may even ‘snore’ while awake, for example, when drawing breath while speaking[] This includes hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes (too much sugar in the blood), heart disease, breathing problems or lung disease, sleep apnea (snoring), and arthritis[]

  • Asthma

    A wealth of epidemiologic literature has established that whereas asthma can lead to obesity, obesity is a risk factor for asthma, but mechanisms are unclear.[] A meta-analysis by DiMatteo et al [ 50 ] revealed that patients with a chronic disease and depression were three times more likely to be noncompliant with medical treatment[] Depression is a risk factor for noncompliance with medical treatment: meta analysis of the effects of anxiety and depression on patient adherence.[]

  • Sleep Apnea

    Obesity is one of the major risk factors for the development of OSAS.[] OSA causes or contributes to hypertension, arterial noncompliance, atherosclerosis, and glucose intolerance.[] Our objective was to develop a simple clinical screening test for OSA in snoring patients.[]

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    The NLR ratio might be used as an inflammatory marker in obese OSAS subjects.[] In noncompliant patients with extremely severe apnea, tracheostomy may be considered.[] A progressive neuropathy of the soft palate and pharyngeal dilators may be associated with the progression of snoring to OSA.[]

  • Hyperlipidemia

    Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is a proven and effective procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity and its related co-morbid illnesses.[] Overestimation of the actual ingested dosage may occur due to some degree of noncompliance.[] Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Snoring may be a common night-time nuisance, but it can also signal a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnoea.[]

  • Hypoventilation

    Neural respiratory drive in obesity. Thorax. 2009; 64 (8):719–25. [ PubMed ] 29. Yap JC, et al. Effects of posture on respiratory mechanics in obesity.[] Previous history of venous thromboembolism, morbid obesity, male sex, hypertension, increasing age, and noncompliance with PAP treatment may further increase mortality risk[] SNORING Snoring is the sound of turbulence and soft tissue vibration in the back of the throat. The sound of snoring generally does not come from the nose.[]

  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

    Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is defined as the presence of obesity (BMI 30kg/m2) together with hypoventilation and daytime hypercapnia (PaCO2 45mmHg) in the absence of[] Previous history of venous thromboembolism, morbid obesity, male sex, hypertension, increasing age, and noncompliance with PAP treatment may further increase mortality risk[] Some of these symptoms include: Loud, chronic snoring Snoring with pauses. This is followed by choking or gasping.[]

  • Essential Hypertension

    Abdominal obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide, and it is becoming a dramatic issue for national health systems.[] Patients who continue to be noncompliant will often return to the emergency room within weeks.[] Snoring marked by frequent changes in loudness and frequency (as opposed to quiet and steady snoring) is highly suggestive of OSA.[]

  • Otitis Media

    Highlights Photo Credit Gracia Lam Personal Health Sleep Apnea Can Have Deadly Consequences The condition is on the rise because the most frequent cause is obesity, which[] WW) can reduce unnecessary antibiotic use in the treatment of pediatric otitis media (ear infection), but the utility of the strategy is impaired by underutilization and noncompliance[] Other symptoms include hearing loss, snoring, mouth breathing, fever, headache, vomiting, and diarrhea.[]

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