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  • Writer's pictureCrystal Munegatto

Do women need more sleep than men?


Do women need more sleep than men? According to sleep science, and Dr. Jim Horne, the answer is YES. The researcher pointed out that women tend to multi-task and use more of their actual brain than men leading to a greater need for sleep. Essentially, the more you use your brain during the day, the more it needs to rest while asleep. Interesting right? While women need more sleep than men, many are not getting the proper amount. The National Sleep Foundation recommends combating insomnia by getting regular exercise, setting routine bed and wake times, limiting caffeine and alcohol intake, and improving the sleep environment. The researcher pointed out that women tend to multi-task and use more of their actual brain than men leading to a greater need for sleep. Essentially, the more you use your brain during the day, the more it needs to rest while asleep. I don't know about you....but I'll definitely be taking this research seriously. I like my sleep.

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