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Dr. Sanford L. Severin

San Ramon, CA 94582 USA


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Sleep Apnea Is Very Dangerous For Women

September 25, 2017

Many women frequently complain that their male companions snore loudly during the night. A concern, of course, is that he might have sleep apnea, a very serious condition. This has long been regarded as a man's problem, but it seems that women also have high rates of sleep apnea a condition that has been linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, and increased mortality.

Of great concern is that a large study of 1500 initially healthy people it was found that only in women was the condition independently associated with a marker for serious cardiovascular complications.

This study highlights the importance of screening women as well as men for sleep apnea. Gals take care of yourselves as well as your men.



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