Patients with snoring and sleep apnea are commonly interpreted as obese or over weight. But this is not entirely true. In my clinical experience nearly one third patients coming for snoring and sleep disorder breathing are non obese. They have a low BMI or body mass index. Problem snoring is more frequent in overweight/obese people [...]
(30 year old obese lady doctor with very large “kissing tonsils” causing severe snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.She selected the surgical option rather than CPAP option and undergoes RF Tonsillectomy, CAUP, Soft palate stiffening procedure under general anesthesia in Jubilee Hospital Trivandrum, Kerala, India.) Enlarged “kissing Tonsils” that meet in midline when you look at [...]
(Patient who is a familial snorer is being treated by surgery in Jubilee Hospital Trivandrum Kerala India. All his immediate family members are loud snorers. His father probably died of complications from OSA, ie, high BP,heart failure and stroke at the age of 40.) Snoring can be hereditary issue that is a result of narrow [...]
An Interview in Asianet TV channel.