• PAP therapy improves quality of life in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, study shows

    6 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A new study shows that positive airway pressure therapy improves quality of life measures in people who have obstructive sleep apnea.
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  • Severe hot flashes heighten risk for obstructive sleep apnea

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    Midlife women experiencing severe or very severe hot flashes or night sweats have a greater risk for obstructive sleep apnea than those with mild or no vasomotor symptoms, according to findings published in Menopause.
    “The menopausal transition is independently associated with poor sleep and seems to be associated with increased risk for obstructive sleep apnea,” Catherine C. Gao, BA, from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote. “In addition, up to 80% of midlife women experience hot flashes or night sweats .”
    “Although there
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