Sleep Apnea in Women: A Wake-Up Call
If you are a woman looking at this book, you probably have sleep apnea, think you might have it, or know someone who does. If you are a man, you may be interested in knowing more about this important medical condition, which could affect a woman in your life. either way, this book is for you!
Sleep apnea is a very prevalent disorder and an important cause of non-restful sleep, in addition to being associated with several other medical conditions. The consequences of untreated sleep apnea are wide-ranging and, in some cases, can be devastating. Unfortunately, awareness about sleep apnea is lacking and there are many misconceptions.
Sleep apnea is very under-diagnosed, and this is particularly true for women. This book is a concise, illustrated, practical, and readable guide to this common and potentially serious condition in women. It is written by a doctor who is involved in the care of patients with sleep apnea and many of the health problems that go with it.