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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

It is scientifically proven that most military wives have trouble sleeping

A group of scientists from the United States conducted a study, during which found out that more than half of the women who are wives of servicemen suffer from insomnia or any other sleep problems including narcolepsy — attacks of irresistible daytime sleepiness and sudden sleep.

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Researchers interviewed 1480 women, married to military, to find out whether they feel prone to depression or trouble sleeping, how often do they go to the doctor and satisfied with life in General. As it turned out, certain sleep problems experienced by 54 percent of survey participants, and 62 percent from time to time feel unduly tired during the day.

According to scientists, the results of their study indicate that psychologists other professionals should pay extra attention not only by military, but also their wives, to take into account that they quite often experience trouble sleeping, and try to help them. Scientists admit that is probably worthy of special attention and other members of military families.

The results of their study, the researchers presented to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Lack of sleep can lead to a considerable number of other problems, including increased risk of diseases of the cardiovascular system, raising blood pressure, increasing the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes and so on. Sleep plays an important role in consolidating memories of recent events and the transition of short-term memory to long-term.

By the way, recently a group of scientists from the University of Michigan conducted a survey, the results of which indicate that women on average sleep for half an hour longer than men, although with age, this difference gradually decreases and disappears after sixty years. The same survey showed that the largest average sleep duration is in the Netherlands and the lowest in Singapore and Japan.

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