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Why Women Are Twice as Likely to Suffer From Insomnia

Can’t fall asleep. Can’t stay asleep. The hours creep by. The ticking clock is as loud as a locomotive.We’re talking about insomnia, a condition so pervasive that on average 30% to 50% of American adults will suffer from it at some point in their lives. For 10% of the population, difficulty falling asleep is a chronic condition.You probably know someone who endures it. What you may not know is that, as a woman, you’re up to twice as likely to suffer from it, according to Dr. Kimberly Babson, a

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Can’t fall asleep. Can’t stay asleep. The hours creep by. The ticking clock is as loud as a locomotive.
We’re talking about insomnia, a condition so pervasive that on average 30% to 50% of American adults will suffer from it at some point in their lives. For 10% of the population, difficulty falling asleep is a chronic condition.
You probably know someone who endures it. What you may not know is that, as a woman, you’re up to twice as likely to suffer from it, according to Dr. Kimberly Babson, a leading sleep researcher who we interviewed for the second episode ofZana HealthLab – Eyes Wide Open, a podcast devoted to the intersection of clinical cannabis and insomnia (produced by Zana Medical and Leafly).