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New Study Shows Men and Women Experience Sleep Apnea Differently

Most discussions of sleep apnea are primarily centered around men — a slant that is rooted in statistics, considering that twice as many men suffer from obstructive sleep apnea as women. But while it’s true that men are more likely to experience sleep apnea, this fact can prevent women from getting diagnosed. And without diagnosis, [...]

Snoring May Have Impacts Beyond the Bedroom

If you’re in a relationship where you or your partner snores, you already know how difficult it can be to handle. Snoring can interfere with sleep, leading to fatigue in both parties, and frustration and resentment for the silent sleeping partner. It can even push couples to sleep in separate bedrooms — which can prevent [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Sleep Apnea|

Sleep Apnea Infographic Can Help People Understand Risks

Sleep apnea is dangerous in part because it remains a poorly understood and underdiagnosed condition. Many people ignore the symptoms like daytime sleepiness, which may seem innocuous at first. This is part of the reason why up to 80% of sleep apnea cases are undiagnosed--and therefore untreated. On the other hand, people [...]

Pregnant? Sleep Apnea Could Complicate Things

When you’re pregnant, there’s a lot to think about. Everything from your diet to your exercise regimen to the shampoo you use is suddenly being scrutinized for its possible effect on the baby. And of course, there’s a ticking countdown timer until you need to be prepared for baby’s arrival. Because of all this, it [...]