So, women might want to pay attention to the positive benefits CPAP therapy can bring.
From these findings, the team concluded that women should pay close attention to the benefits they can perceive from CPAP therapy. It’s true that women are not as likely to suffer from sleep apnea, which is the main reason as to why there are so few studies of sleep apnea in women. Dr. Jara concluded, “The fact that sleep apnea does occur in women is gaining recognition. One of the difficulties of using a CPAP is that it can be hard to stick with, but there are a number of health benefits that come from using it. Improvement of sex life is an additional benefit for women.”