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Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis. OA tends to occur in middle age or due to an injury or obesity.
OA can affect any joint, but it typically occurs in the hands, knees, hips, lower back and neck.
'Overdose' can be abbreviated to 'OD'.
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Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) occurs when the walls of the throat relax and narrow or close during sleep, interrupting normal breathing. This disturbs sleep.
When asleep, OSA may cause snoring and snorting alongside interrupted breathing. When awake, OSA causes excessive daytime sleepiness (hypersomnia). Hypersomnia poses a danger to driving and should be reported by patients and explored by doctors - the driving licencing/regulatory agency (such as the DVLA) should be informed.
Occupational therapy (OT) is an AHP.
OT provides support to people whose health prevents them from doing activities or the occupation they wish to do.