Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) is a condition that occurs in obese people, in which poor breathing leads to lower oxygen levels and higher carbon dioxide levels in the blood.
The exact cause of OHS in unknown. Most (but not all) patients with the syndrome have a form of
OHS is believed to result from both a defect in the brain's control over breathing, and excessive weight (due to obesity)...Read more
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