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Women With Sleep Apnea Have a Cancer Concern They May Not Know About

Schmedthorst, A. (n.d.). Women with Sleep Apnea have a Cancer Concern They May Not Know About. Easy Health Options. https://easyhealthoptions.com/women-sleep-apnea-cancer/

Sleep apnea is a condition that although common is still grossly underdiagnosed in women. This is a dangerous trend since research at the University of Florida, Department of Medicine, found that women with sleep apnea are at much higher risk for heart problems. And now, a new study has confirmed that for women, our danger doesn’t stop at our hearts. All women living with sleep apnea need to be aware of the risks and take steps to get healthy sleep.

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Sources:

  1. Women & Sleep Apnea— National Sleep Foundation
  2. Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease in women— EurekAlert!
  3. Women with sleep apnea are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men— EurekAlert!