In this period, weights increased with the psychology, which is to stay still at home, the desire to eat constantly due to virus anxiety, the food stocked at home should be always at hand and consumed. Otorhinolaryngology Specialist Assoc. Dr. Yavuz Selim Yıldırım gave information on the subject.

It comes with many diseases with kilos. Hypertension, deterioration of blood sugar, increase in cholesterol and fats, vascular diseases, heart diseases, sleep apnea, stroke and fatty liver are among the main ones.

Sleep apnea can be defined as the cessation of breathing during sleep. During sleep, patients may wake up with choking symptoms. During the time, the oxygen levels of the patients decrease, body functions slow down and the person wakes up by disrupting sleep. After waking up, they fall asleep again, but this cycle continues throughout the night, so they have difficulty getting up in the morning, have difficulty concentrating, have headaches, dry mouth, tend to sleep during the day and quickly get angry around them.

Sleep apnea is more common in overweight people and people with ear, nose and throat problems. Especially nasal obstructions, adenoid enlargement, tongue root lymph tissue size, jaw and palate problems are some of the most important causes of excessive snoring.

People who snore excessively disturb their household and sometimes even their neighbors, as well as excessive snoring, shortness of breath is a symptom of a serious health problem. As a result of shortness of breath, the risk of heart attack and stroke increases significantly.

In the treatment of sleep apnea, sleep apnea can be corrected by surgically correcting nose and throat problems. Patients who will not benefit from the surgery can get rid of this problem with CPAP placed in the mouth and nose during night sleep.

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