Author | Karen Wood, MD

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Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: Simple to Diagnose, Potentially Deadly if Overlooked

May 01, 2012

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) shares clinical symptoms with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) such as daytime sleepiness, headaches, and memory problems. Both the symptoms and their sequelae, however, can be much more severe in OHS. Here, guidance on what to look for and how to manage OHS.