Sleep Apnea in Women

Find information on sleep apnea in women. Many women have undiagnosed sleep apnea, and it has become a major health concern over the past few years. Sleep apnea in women should not be taken lightly because it impacts a woman’s physical and mental health.

Sleep Apnea in Women

Risks of Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy

February 16, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on January 9, 2013, and updated on February 16, 2022. Are pregnant women more likely to develop sleep apnea and require therapy with a sleep apnea machine, commonly called a CPAP machine? The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) believes they are. Sleep apnea is a condition in which a person periodically []

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ResMed For Her AirFit CPAP Masks

December 30, 2021 |

ResMed AirFit CPAP masks offer a variety of designs to fit any CPAP user, including CPAP masks shaped to specifically fit a woman’s facial contours and meet her needs for CPAP therapy. Created for maximum comfort and a secure seal, these masks offer CPAP compliance without many of the issues most CPAP users have to []

Sleep Apnea in Women

Sleep Deprivation and Breast Cancer: Is There a Link?

October 01, 2018 |

A new study confirmed the association between sleep disorders and breast cancer metastases. The good news is that CPAP therapy can treat sleep apnea.

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CPAP Compliance for Women Sleep Apnea Patients

November 05, 2013 |

Although men are more likely to have sleep apnea than women, the gap has closed significantly over time. What is also unfortunate is that the gap between those diagnosed and undiagnosed, as well as the gap between patients who are complying with their CPAP therapy and those who are not, are wide and closing far []

Sleep Apnea in Women

Women and Sleep Apnea

June 11, 2012 |

We typically associate snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with men, but OSA is actually more likely to go undiagnosed in women than men. And snoring is just the tip of the iceberg: women who snore are about twice as likely to have high blood pressure. They also have a higher risk of depression. Additionally, []

Sleep Apnea in Women

Sleep Apnea in Women: CPAP for Women

September 24, 2010 |

Obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder believed to affect approximately 22 million Americans, with the majority of cases remaining undiagnosed or untreated.1 Traditional research shows that men are 2-3 times more likely to experience sleep apnea than women. However, new research suggests that these estimates could be low, as women could present symptoms differently.2 []