Effect of Weight Loss on Upper Airway Anatomy and the Apnea Hypopnea Index The Importance of Tongue Fat PMC

Thus, reduced tongue fat should improve muscle function and could prevent collapsibility during sleep. Regardless of mechanism, our results underscore the potential efficacy of OSA therapies that reduce tongue fat. In summary, the change in diversity of the samples in the T group between the start and end of the successful weight loss program is…