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Good Luck Getting Any Shut-Eye If Your Husband Suffers From Sleep Apnea

Earlier, we discussed how the device that helps those suffering from sleep apnea is cumbersome and unattractive. However, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that men were more likely to wear the CPAP machine if their wives slept with them, rather than in a separate bed. Unfortunately, women don’t sleep as well when their gas-mask-wearing husband cuddles in bed with them. [Reuters Health] Keep reading »

Which Is Worse: Sleeping With A Snorer Or Someone Wearing This Machine?

Snoring can strain relationships. For some reason, people resent others who keep wake them up throughout the night by emitting sounds that echo those of a dying elephant. One option for silencing a snorer is a device that looks like a gas mask and is worn by the snorer when he or she goes to bed (image at left). Even when worn with lingerie, this device is not attractive. In fact, it has harmed at least one couple’s sex life. “Things were great in the bedroom. Then there was this thing strapped to his head,” said Babbett Peterson, whose husband wears the mask to bed. “It’s a huge emotional loss. I am a cuddler. I felt like I couldn’t touch him.” It does, however, prevent people who have sleep apnea from dying. [MSNBC] Keep reading »

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