• Sleep Apnea Similar Conditions

Similar Conditions

Depression

  • Patients with depression may show sudden episodes of nervous excitement or anxiety and restlessness which can occur any time of the day pretending breathlessness.
  • They appear normal but the cause may be anything like disturbance of interpersonal relationships, sexual abuse, etc.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • It occurs when the gastric juice moves back into esophagus, with symptoms of heart burn, regurgitation and dysphasia.
  • Sometimes, it leads to coughing, wheezing, hoarseness, sore throat and chest pain.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is one of the major causes of death in the world.
  • Patients present with history of chronic productive cough in the morning, breathlessness and wheezing.
  • Thoracic examination reveals barrel chest due to hyper inflation.
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