Category “Sleep Disorders”

Seriously Obese Indian Woman Undergoes Bariatric Surgery

August 15th, 2012
Seriously Obese Indian Woman Undergoes Bariatric Surgery

For the first time in Asian history, let alone Indian medical history, a woman weighing 350Kg has undergone bariatric surgery. The lady who suffers from a number of illnesses including diabetes, sleep apnoea and hypertension was warned of the consequences if she didn’t do something about her condition. She was also bed-bound for the past […]

Dentist offers screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

August 10th, 2012
Dentist offers screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Samuel Romano whose practice is based in New Jersey, USA is able to screen patients who are possibly afflicted by a major sleeping disorder called Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). This particular problem causes people to stop breathing temporarily as often as hundreds of times each night, depending on the severity of the condition. While […]

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