Sleep Apnea More Lethal for Women, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study

Published: Oct 25, 2013

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A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing has discovered more bad news for women with sleep apnea. Researchers discovered that the body’s autonomic responses, which are responsible for functions such as blood pressure, heart rate and sweating, are weaker in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea. These findings are true in both genders but are even more pronounced in women.

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