Women

7 02, 2019

Are Small Women the Biggest Snorers?

By |February 7th, 2019|Snoring, Women|

The stereotype of snoring is that big men are big snorers. There is some truth to this: men with a large neck circumference are much more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea. [...]

22 03, 2018

Sleep Apnea Impact More Severe on Women’s Brains

By |March 22nd, 2018|Sleep Apnea, Women|

We know that men and women experience sleep apnea differently. Subjective studies have shown that women report more daytime sleepiness and more cognitive problems. They are also more likely [...]

22 02, 2018

Risk Factors Identified for Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy

By |February 22nd, 2018|Screening, Sleep Apnea, Women|

We’ve talked before about the serious complications of gestational sleep apnea. Now a new study has identified the risk factors that make women more likely to develop sleep apnea during pregnancy. The [...]

9 11, 2017

Menopause Increases Sleep Apnea Risks Even for Healthy Weight Women

By |November 9th, 2017|Sleep Apnea, Women|

We have talked about the association of hormones with sleep apnea risk, and the fact that menopause can significantly increase women’s risks. A new study confirms this association and [...]

17 08, 2017

Sleep Disorders Linked to Preterm Birth

By |August 17th, 2017|CPAP Alternatives, Healthy Sleep, Oral Appliances, Sleep Apnea, Women|

There has recently been much evidence to support the definition of gestational sleep apnea. During pregnancy, many women experience disruptions in their sleep patterns related to the physical and emotional changes in pregnancy. Although these [...]

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