Features January 2013 Issue

A Bad Night’s Sleep May Trouble You and Your Heart

Sleep apnea is more common in women than previously thought.

Itís an assumption made by most: If someone is snoring, itís usually a man making the noise. This correlation is one reason so many men are diagnosed with sleep apnea, yet new research shows that the disorder is more common in women than once thoughtóbringing to light the impact sleep apnea has on cardiovascular health for both genders.

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