Hasmeena Kathuria MD


Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are surgeries to remove the tonsils or adenoids . They are: Used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children. Rarely used to treat snoring in adults. Not used to treat snoring in children. The surgeries almost always require a stay in the hospital.

Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home

If you need oxygen at home, it is important to learn how to use and take care of your equipment. This information will help you get the most from your oxygen treatment. If you have low blood oxygen levels, breathing extra oxygen can help you feel better and lead to a longer, more active life. You can travel even though…

Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Snoring is a major symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). But even though most people who have sleep apnea snore, not all people who snore have sleep apnea. Snoring occurs when the flow of air from the mouth or nose to the lungs is disturbed during sleep, usually by a blockage or narrowing in the nose, mouth, or…