Obstructive Sleep Apnea treatment in Punjab
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition in which a person’s airway becomes partially or completely blocked during sleep, causing breathing interruptions and disturbances. OSA is often linked to obesity, and bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is a potential treatment option for both conditions.
Studies have shown that bariatric surgery can significantly improve OSA symptoms in obese patients. In fact, research indicates that up to 85% of patients who undergo bariatric surgery experience an improvement in OSA symptoms, such as snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness, and apneas (pauses in breathing during sleep).
Bariatric surgery can help with weight loss, which in turn reduces the amount of pressure on the airway, leading to less obstruction and better breathing during sleep. Additionally, bariatric surgery can improve insulin resistance, inflammation, and cardiovascular health, which are all factors that contribute to OSA.
However, it is important to note that bariatric surgery is not a cure for OSA and should be considered a complementary treatment. Patients who undergo bariatric surgery should still be evaluated and treated for OSA, and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy may still be necessary.
In conclusion, bariatric surgery can be an effective treatment option for obese patients with ( Obstructive Sleep Apnea ) OSA.
One must meet a renowned and well experienced surgeon ( Dr GS Jammu ) and discuss health conditions in details before decided what will the actual treatment for your Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Before deciding the final treatment of OSA, various health investigations have to be done.