Medical expert says, not to ignore common symptoms of this disease
Chandigarh, July 14, 2019: A CME on sleep related problems was conducted at Ojas Hospital, Panchkula today.
The CME was organized to discuss sleep related ailments besides helping other specialists to recognize these problem in patients with common tests such as sleep study and general health check-up.
As many as 25 doctors and specialists attended a CME.
Addressing CME, Dr Sunny Virdi consultant-Pulmonary said that sleep related problems such as excessive snoring lead into severe breathing issues during sleep which are called Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and Central sleep apnea (CSA).
Further elaborating, Dr Virdi said that these diseases are the diseases which occur in accordance with other disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, kidney disease, stroke etc.
He said in OSA and CSA there is decreased delivery of air to the deeper parts of lungs leading onto decreased oxygen in body resulting in direct stress to heart and brain.
Dr Virdo requested doctors and general public not to ignore the common symptoms of this disease such as excessive snoring, chocking of breath during sleep, excessive daytime sleepiness, unrefreshing sleep and unexplained variable blood pressure at young age.
Meanwhile, other specialists also shared their concerns regarding the poor awareness of this disease and increasing burden of the disease day-by-day.