Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is a breathing disorder that affects some people who have been diagnosed with obesity. The syndrome causes you to have too much carbon dioxide and too little oxygen in your blood. Without treatment it can lead to serious and even life-threatening health problems.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/4978
  • Syndication ID: 18021
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 03:40 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Friday, August 31, 2018 at 01:35 AM

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