• obstructive
  • Most people with obesity hypoventilation syndrome have concurrent obstructive sleep apnea, a condition characterized by snoring, brief episodes of apnea (cessation of breathing) during the night, interrupted sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose of this work is to: (1) provide practitioners with a better understanding of OHS and how it differs from other obesity related breathing disorders (such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea, OSA), (2) provide diagnostic criteria of OHS, (3) provide work up recommendations, and (4) provide current recommended treatment. (byu.edu)
  • stroke
  • Hypoventilation may be caused by: A medical condition such as stroke affecting the brainstem Voluntary breath-holding or underbreathing, for example, hypoventilation training or Buteyko Medication or drugs, typically when taken in accidental or intentional overdose. (wikipedia.org)