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20 lb weight loss reduces snoring by 86%
Monday, June 25, 2007 3:33 am Email this article
Snoring was reduced by 86 percent two years after severely obese patients, with an average body mass index (BMI) of 42, who lost an average of 21.3 pounds following weight loss surgery according to a new study from Sweden. REFERENCE
Grunstein R, Stenlof K, Hedner JA, Peltonen M, Karason K, Sjostrom L. Two year reduction in sleep apnea symptoms and associated diabetes incidence after weight loss in severe obesity. Sleep. 2007 Jun 1, 30(6):703-10.
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Department of Puhnlmonary and Sleep Medicine
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
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