Health Tip: Why Some Women Can't Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- Insomnia is more common in women than in
men, the Womenshealth.gov website says of the common sleep
According to the site, here's what may trigger more sleepless
nights among women:
- Hot flashes, night sweats and other symptoms of
- Hormonal changes during pregnancy.
- Physical changes during pregnancy, including discomfort and
increased frequency of urination.
- Depression and anxiety, which tend to be more common in
- Physical conditions that tend to affect women, such as
fibromyalgia and restless leg syndrome.
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