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Couple-Focused Therapy May Help with Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea

Lichuan Ye, the lead author of the study, said that poor adherence to the CPAP is the main impediment to treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. She also said that couple could bring a huge difference in their health behaviors. The American Sleep Apnea Association said that obstructive sleep apnea affects over 20 million Americans. The condition causes difficulty in breathing during sleep and leads to snoring and load gasping. Obstructive sleep apnea is usually treated using CPAP machines, but most people see this treatment method as unattractive and bothersome.