Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 3rd, 2000
According to researchers in New Haven, Connecticut, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is more common in men than women, despite the fact that more women are at risk for obesity and have greater total body fat than men. Since obesity is a primary risk factor for OSA, V. Mohsenin et al. theorized that there must be another cause for the condition. To assess differences between males and females with sleep-related breathing disorders (SBD), the researchers designed a study of...
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