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Women More at Risk From Sleep Deprivation

Health & Wellness  (tags: gender, hypertension, sleep, health, women, humans )

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Womens health is much more at risk from sleep deprivation than mens. Women in the study group who slept less than or equal to 5 hr a night were twice as likely to suffer from hypertension than women who slept for the more recommended 7 hr or more a night.

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Linda Hartsfield (46)
Friday September 7, 2007, 8:41 pm
I don't know about the rest of you ladies, but suffer from acute sleep disorder. My DH can lay down and is snoring in five minutes. I sure do envy him. Right now I take Ambiem 10MG. Do any of you have some suggestions?

Blue Bunting (855)
Saturday September 8, 2007, 9:04 am
Linda, do you stretch/meditate or have a cup of sleepytime-type tea before climbing into your bed?

I hope you don't have a TV or a compute rin your bedroom.

I wouldn't take any prescription drugs; you can use herbs to help you sleep and yoga/meditation to get all your "glands" secreting all the right substances working properly.

Eduardo L. (101)
Saturday September 8, 2007, 10:09 am
Linda, In addition to Blue's suggestions, I read a blog (10 Tips to Get Better Sleep) that has more tips on this problem, and hope that it helps:
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