There was a study conducted that prove woman need more sleep than man. They suffer from mental and physical consequences more than men because of inadequate rest. The research done in the Duke University shows that women have a reason why they need more sleep. They need to lower the risk of heart disease, stop the depression and psychological problems.

Who needs more sleep?

The sleep expert and psychologist Michael Breus, estimated that men and women need sleep in difference. His findings show that woman need more sleep and with this they could help themselves against depression, anger and hostility that usually appears in the morning.

This is related to the use of the brain. Women use their brain more during the day, which means that during the night they need more sleep. If men used their brain more they would also need more sleep. It was proven that men who have more complex job, decision making and lateral thinking job need more sleep than the average man.

The science of sleep

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine published a paper showing the relationship between inadequate rest and accelerated skin aging. The lack of sleep can lead to heart disease, blood clots, stroke and psychiatric problems.

An average adult has to sleep between 7 and 9 hours a day every day. 80% of the population sleeps less than required. You can visit the National Sleep Foundation`s online resources.