Daytime sleepiness in the obese: not as simple as obstructive sleep apnea

John Dixon, Maureen Elizabeth Dixon, Margaret Louise Anderson, Linda M Schachter, Paul Edmond O'Brien

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Abstract

Excessive daytime sleepiness is a common symptom in obese patients, but what drives this condition is unclear. The objective was to look for clinical, anthropometric, biochemical, and polysomnographic predictors of excessive daytime sleepiness as measured by the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) in obese patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2504 - 2511
Number of pages8
JournalObesity
Volume15
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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