Low sleep quality and daytime sleepiness in obese patients without obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome.


OBJECTIVES To evaluate sleep quality, sleep-related symptoms, and degree of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in severe obesity, independently of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS). DESIGN A cross-sectional study. SETTING Primary-care setting. SUBJECTS, MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Anthropometric parameters, respiratory function data and sleep related… (More)