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Catching up on sleep at weekends may aggravate period pain

A lie in can have consequencesAdam Kuylenstierna/EyeEm/Getty By Alice Klein Sleeping in on weekends may cause period pain by disrupting normal reproductive cycles, a study in female university students suggests. We already know that female shift-workers are more prone to irregular menstrual cycles, difficulties falling pregnant and miscarriages, possibly because their irregular schedules affect the… Read More »

Grief linked to sleep disturbances that can be bad for the heart

Recently widowed people more likely to have sleep disruption that exacerbates levels of inflammation and increases heart health risk HOUSTON –  People who have recently lost a spouse are more likely to have sleep disturbances that exacerbate levels of inflammation in the body, according to new research from Rice University and Northwestern University. These elevated… Read More »