Hasmeena Kathuria MD

Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery?

Guides through decision to have surgery for sleep apnea. Discusses problems like depression and high blood pressure associated with lack of treatment. Covers alternatives to surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Information on uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), a treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Explains that UPPP is a procedure to remove excess tissue in the throat to make the airway wider. Discusses effectiveness and risks.


Snoring is the sound you make during sleep when the flow of air from your mouth or nose to your lungs makes the tissues of your throat vibrate. Sometimes snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, which can be a serious problem.

Cómo despejar los pulmones cuando tiene EPOC: Frente

Usted puede recostarse en diferentes posiciones para ayudar a despejar los pulmones. Para ayudar a drenar la mucosidad del frente de los pulmones, recuéstese boca arriba. Asegúrese de que su pecho esté más abajo que sus caderas. Coloque dos o tres almohadas debajo de las caderas. Utilice una almohada pequeña debajo de…