EC Microbiology

Research Article Volume 18 Issue 10 - 2022

Overview of Management and Prognosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Jehad Mohammed fadel M Bukhari1*, Khaled Seralkhatim Mohammed2, Mohamedelhassan Hamza Ashabi2, Nebras Mohammed Fayoumi3, Hamad Abdulrahman Algaeed4, Mujahid Salih Aldhaif4, Shahad Abdullah Badawood5, Musaab Abdullah Badawood6, Mayssan Hussein Ali Almalki5, Ahmed Saeed Alzahrani6, Sultan Abdullah Al Essa7, Nada Ayed Allugmani8, Mohammed Muthyib Almuawi9 and Saud Khalid Alsamadani10

1King abdulaziz hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2Saudi Red crescent authority, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3kol alosrah pharmacy - Taif- Saudi Arabia
4King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
5king Abdullah Medical Complex, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
6Bahra Primary health care, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
7Ministry of health, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
8durrat al madina primary health care, Medina, Saudi Arabia
9King Abduallah Hospital, Bisha, Saudi Arabia
10King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Jehad Mohammed Fadel M Bukhari, King Abdulaziz Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Received: September 01, 2022; Published: September 14, 2022

Introduction: In Obstructive sleep apnea, the upper airway is compromised during sleep leading to episodes of apnea and hypopnea. The condition is more pronounced while sleeping supine and is more common among middle-aged obese males. A sedentary lifestyle, smoking and consumption of alcohol can predispose to OSA. Moreover, chronic sleep apnea also predisposes to several metabolic and cardiovascular disorders. In this review, we shall discuss the various modalities of managing OSA and their prognosis.

Aim of Work: The aim of this study is to discuss the management and prognosis of OSA.

Materials and Methods: Comprehensive research of obstructive sleep apnea. PUBMED search engine were the mainly used database for search process, articles collected from the year 1991 to 2020 relating to obstructive sleep apnea. The term used in search were: obstructive sleep apnea - sleep apnea - hypopnea.

Conclusion: Sleep apnea is prevalent due to anatomical obstruction of the airway of many affected individuals during sleep. It can predispose to many cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. Several methodologies of management, ranging from simple aerobic exercises to complex surgical procedures, have been incorporated into practice. A detailed history of OSA, a thorough investigation and a proper treatment plan can successfully manage most cases.


Keywords: Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Sleep Apnea; Hypopnea

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