What's the best treatment to get rid of pickwickian syndrome?

Overweight. In this condition, the overweight person has trouble with respiration due to the extra weight. The only truly successful long term treatment is the arduous one of losing weight - a great american pastime. You will need the help of a bariatrician, a dietary specialist, an exercise instructor and a patient family.

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pickwickian syndrome?

Weight loss. There is no fast treatment for the pickwickian syndrome. The treatment of choice is weight loss through diet and exercise which can cure the syndrome. Weight loss surgery is sometimes necessary. If obstructive sleep apnea is present it should be treated with cpap, if significant carbon dioxide retention due to hypoventilation is present diamox, (acetazolamide) Progesterone and theophylline may be of benifit. Read more...