Women and Sleep Disorders

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    The Health Hazards of Sleep Apnea in Women

    This is the second post in a two-part series about women and sleep apnea. Our first post, Why Women with Sleep Apnea are Overlooked, investigates the differences in how women experience and report sleep issues and directly addresses the stereotype that sleep apnea is a man’s disease. In this post, we look at the causes … Read More »

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    Infertility and Sleep Disorders: A Proven Link

    If you’ve been trying to conceive a child without success, no doubt you’ve heard much advice regarding how to increase your chances: weight control, cutting down on alcohol and caffeine, or using an ovulation calendar, to name a few. But there’s another, frequently overlooked barrier to conception: sleep deprivation or a sleep disorder in either … Read More »

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    Amy Poehler writes: “Sleep helps you win at life.”

    “I slept wherever I could. Twenty minutes at lunch. During production meetings. In my car. I remember being filled with rage when childless people would talk about brunch.” Sound like you after a horrible night’s sleep? That’s the sardonic account of Amy Poehler, actress, comedian, writer, producer, and renaissance-woman-with-kids-and-sleep-apnea. You’d think celebrities could hire someone to … Read More »