As you can imagine, not being able to breathe deeply enough might not only affect your ability to do some of the activities you love, but also places a lot of strain on your organs.
Left untreated, OHS often results in:
Because of the serious effects of OHS, it’s important to find out if you have it and get it treated.
If you are already being treated for OSA, and still feel sleepy during the day and have headaches, talk to your care provider about being tested for OHS.
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