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CPAP Device Does Not Interfere With Sex Life, Study Says

Nov 28, 2014

In other words, the CPAP machine did not appear to make a difference in the sexual quality of life for these men.

The findings were presented in October at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians in Austin, Texas. They were also published in abstract form in the journal CHEST.


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Resources

American College of Chest Physicians

“Study shows CPAP use for sleep apnea does not negatively impact sexual quality of life”

(Press release. October 21, 2014)

http://www.chestnet.org/News/Press-Releases/2014/10/Study-shows-CPAP-use-for-sleep-apnea-does-not-negatively-impact-sexual-quality-of-life

CHEST Journal

Alim, Salmon, et al.

“Effect of PAP Compliance on Sexual Quality of Life”

(Abstract presented October 26, 2014 at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians in Austin, TX)

http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleid=1913450&resultClick=1

HealthDay

Preidt, Robert

“Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says”

(October 22, 2014)

http://consumer.healthday.com/pregnancy-information-29/love-sex-and-relationship-health-news-452/sleep-apnea-getup-doesn-t-squelch-sex-life-study-says-692939.html

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