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Metabolic Women\'s Sleep: From the Cradle to the Hot Flash

Radhika Jindal, Mohammad Asim Siddiqui, Subhash Kumar Wangnoo

Keywords : Sleep in women, Menopause and sleep, Sleep and metabolism

Citation Information : Jindal R, Siddiqui MA, Wangnoo SK. Metabolic Women\'s Sleep: From the Cradle to the Hot Flash. Indian Sleep Med 2016; 11 (1):8-12.

DOI: 10.5958/0974-0155.2016.00003.6

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Sleep of women differs in many respects from that of men. Women go through various phases in their life, each of these is associated with a unique hormonal milieu, which can affect the sleep significantly. Differences in the sleep of females and males have been documented across multiple studies. Various hormonal and physiological factors, as well as psychological and sociological factors, are thought to affect women\'s sleep.


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