COPD & OSA Overlap Syndrome

Speaker: Aleksandra Pavlovic

Episode Description

In this episode, Aleks discusses overlap syndrome with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Aleks reviews each condition, the signs and symptoms of overlap syndrome and the long-term health effects. Please speak to your physician about the best course of action if you suspect that you may be at risk of having COPD and OSA overlap syndrome.

About Aleks

Aleksandra Pavlovic has worked as a Registered Respiratory Therapist for over 13 years, and has worked with both the adult and neonatal patient populations. She holds a Bachelors of Science and a Bachelors of Arts degree in addition to her Advanced Diploma in Respiratory Therapy. Aleksandra is a strong believer in patient empowerment and education to help them rehabilitate and resume their normal lives.

She has also been fortunate to volunteer her time with Ontario’s Lung Health Foundation and has learned that building awareness and providing a variety of resources will help individuals suffering from respiratory illnesses find valuable information that will lead them to a healthier lifestyle and be their best advocates.