Q&A: OSA and Anesthetics; ACE Inhibitor; Fasting Blood Glucose Test

Expert views on healthy living.

Q. Is it safe for me to have a general anesthetic for upcoming surgery if I have obstructive sleep apnea? A. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can raise the risk of post-operative respiratory complications after a general anesthetic. OSA occurs when the muscles in your airway relax as you sleep. This causes the airway to narrow, […]


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