Women's Health

Why Women Should Also Be Concerned About Sleep Apnea

Women respond to the treatment better than men

On the other hand, Dr. Karin Johnson, a sleep medicine specialist at Baystate Medical Center, developed a new scoring system for women with sleep apnea last year. According to her, if women have bothersome symptoms like those that were mentioned, patients should start on treatment immediately, especially since it has been found that women respond better to the treatment than men.