Sleep apnea treatment tied to improved sex life, for women

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Sleep apnea treatment tied to improved sex life, for women

June 22, 2018

Adults - especially women -  with sleep apnea, a common nighttime breathing disorder, may have a better sex life when they wear breathing masks to bed. 

Apnea, a common disorder that leads to disrupted breathing or shallow breaths during sleep, has long been linked to sexual dysfunction. For men, it's tied to difficulties getting and maintaining an erection as well as ejaculation disorders. And for women, it's associated with vaginal dryness and painful intercourse.

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