Navigation Links
More marital happiness = less sleep complaints
Date:6/9/2008

WESTCHESTER, Ill. Marital happiness may lower the risk of sleep problems in Caucasian women, while marital strife may heighten the risk, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS).

The study, authored by Wendy M. Troxel, PhD of the University of Pittsburgh, focused on 1938 married women from the Study of Womens Health Across the Nation, a multi-site study of mid-life women, with an average age of 46 years. Out of the study participants, 51 percent were Caucasian, 20 percent African-American, 9 percent Hispanic, nine percent Chinese, and 11 percent Japanese. The subjects reported their marital happiness, sleep quality and frequency of difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or early morning awakenings.

According to the results, higher levels of marital happiness were associated with a lesser risk of having multiple sleep complaints, but only among Caucasian women. Happily married women had less difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, fewer early morning awakenings, and more restful sleep as compared to unhappily married women.

Divorced individuals tend to have more sleep problems than those who are married; however, among the married, we know very little about how differences in marital quality may be linked with sleep, said Dr. Troxel. The present results show that happily married women have fewer sleep problems than unhappily married women.

Sleep plays a vital role in promoting a womans health and well being. Getting the required amount of sleep is likely to enhance a womans overall quality of life, including the quality of her relationship. Yet, women face many potential barriers such as depression or psychological stress that can disrupt and disturb her sleep. Overcoming these challenges can help her enjoy the daily benefits of feeling alert and well rested.

It is recommended that wo
'/>"/>

Contact: Kathleen McCann
kmccann@aasmnet.org
708-492-0930
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Marital Stress Linked to Heart Disease
2. Study examines how men and women view marital and parental time pressures
3. Naked Juice Brings Consumers Happiness by the Billions With First 100% Juice Smoothie Containing Probiotics
4. Leading neuroscientist seeks beauty, love and happiness
5. Seniors No Strangers to Happiness
6. Time to Set Kids Back-to-School Sleep Clocks
7. AASM encourages those student-athletes at risk for developing osa to visit a sleep clinic
8. Sleepless Kids Are Troubled Kids
9. Jefferson specialists studying innovative surgery for effectively treating sleep apnea
10. Work time is the largest influence to the duration of a persons sleep
11. Passive smoking increases sleep disturbance among pregnant women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head. ... be essential for the fast transmission of impulses along ... as thought, according to a new work lead by ... (HSCI) and the University,s Department of Stem Cell and ... Harvard,s Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. , "Myelin ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that ... disorders. , This discovery opens up the possibility ... suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers ... The Journal of Neuroscience has just ... McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and his ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The presence of chronic inflammation in benign ... prostate cancer, and this association was found even ... according to a study published in Cancer ... the American Association for Cancer Research. , An ... participants of the placebo arm of the Prostate ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... popular vaccine brands for children may not be the ... cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market toward ... a new study by University of Illinois researchers. , ... by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a co-author ... and of mathematics at the U. of I. "In ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... AURORA, Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent ... Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop ... virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing ... of biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School ... the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head 2Health News:Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head 3Health News:Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system 2Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 3Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2
... South Florida stated that a restricted low-carbohydrate diet doesn’t increase ... prescribed for weight loss and it was published in the ... ,A more broadly used weight reducing technique nowadays is a ... side effects. One among that is the low carbohydrate diet, ...
... is a good way of relieving stress and providing the ... shown that exercise can lift a person's spirits// , and ... treating clinical depression. Exercise helps in the reduction of anger, ... Retro walking or running has become popular among health freaks. ...
... Indian Medical Association today said that private doctors have announced ... for OBCs // , and have decided to close their ... Dental Association, Rajkot, have also extended its support to anti-quota ... release here., ,At least 70 medical students and junior ...
... anti-reservation medicos in India Friday held their first direct talks ... strike. // ,Singh had an hour-long meeting with ... a massive expansion of the higher education system which would ... all classes and categories of students., ,The Prime Minister ...
... Minister- Mr.Manmohan Singh today met representatives of the medical ... days//. The students came from institutions inside Delhi and across ... of demands which they wanted the Prime Minister and the ... future of their fellow students. ,The Prime Minister ...
... silent shift in drug usage in northeastern states, says a ... "Drug Use in the Northeastern States of India" says that ... of drugs in the early 80s. These years there has ... the dominant users of these drugs, while female users constitute ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Low Carbohydrate Diet Packs No Bone Loss 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... AARP Foundation today announced it has established a ... severe cold weather that has gripped much of the nation. ... need; so to support these emergency relief efforts AARP and ... could mean up to $500,000 in aid. The matching program ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG ) announces ... condition to the announced tender offer for all of the outstanding ... result of the waiver, the transaction is no longer conditional on ... January 24, 2014 following the currently scheduled expiration time, subject to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , Jan. 15, 2014  In an ... C. difficile and TB in ambulances and other transport vehicles, an ... being used by rescue personnel for the first time. ... coming in contact with these deadly pathogens, West Palm ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3Superbugs No Longer Ride In Rescue Vehicles 2
... July 14, 2011 QuantRx® Biomedical Corporation (OTCBB:QTXB), ... of innovative diagnostic products based on its patented ... announced that it has settled the lawsuit with ... and will be focusing its operations to expand ...
... N.J., July 14, 2011 The 2010 health-care reform law ... – which will change who pays for healthcare and how ... changing the structure of the healthcare market. By one estimate, ... business. Only companies that are putting the resources ...
Cached Medicine Technology:QuantRx Biomedical Settles Suit: Launches New PAD-Based Genomic Diagnostic Products 2QuantRx Biomedical Settles Suit: Launches New PAD-Based Genomic Diagnostic Products 3Groundbreaking Report Details the New $80 Billion Accountable-Care Market 2
Straight shafts with 0.12 mm teeth and 5 mm tying platform. Serrated handle with polished finish. Manufactured in titanium....
Angled 45 degree shafts with 0.5 teeth and 6 mm tying platform. Polished finish....
Angled 45 degree shafts 8 mm long with 1 x 2 teeth and 5 mm tying platform. Serrated handle with dull finish....
Colibri style tips. Double toothed tips with 0.10 mm teeth spaced 1 mm apart and 7 mm tying platform. Wide serrated handle with polished finish....
Medicine Products: