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CPAP boosts physical activity for those with sleep apnea

Treating obstructive sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy increased self-reported physical activity in adults who also had a history of heart disease. CPAP therapy uses mild levels of air pressure, provided through a mask, to keep the throat open during sleep. Many people find it uncomfortable, though recent advances have been aimed at making the devices more wearable.

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