A study described by Medscape examined the benefits of CPAP in women compared with men.

OSA differs between the sexes with respect to prevalence, severity, and clinical presentation. The results of this study showed that women receiving CPAP obtained a significant improvement in all quality -of -life domains as compared with the control group. Daytime sleepiness, mood state, and anxiety and depression were also improved. Clearly, CPAP should be considered in all females with OSA.

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