Obesity hypoventilation syndrome

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What is obesity hypoventilation syndrome?

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is characterized as slow or shallow breathing with lower oxygen and higher carbon dioxide levels in the blood, in severely overweight people.

Common symptoms reported by people with obesity hypoventilation syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with obesity hypoventilation syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with obesity hypoventilation syndrome

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Who has obesity hypoventilation syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 1
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

78% Female
22% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from obesity hypoventilation syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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