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Women and Insomnia
People of all ages and walks of life can suffer from insomnia. But women are especially sensitive to irregular sleeping habits because of the hormonal changes they experience during pregnancy and perimenopause.
Women are also more likely to suffer from depression, which is linked to sleeplessness.
Hormones are silent drivers of behavior and personality; their molecular fingerprints are on everything from attraction to appetite. New parents are slammed with hormones. So is the rookie player on a sports team. And the endocrine system is so complex that the same chemical behaves radically differently from person to person.
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