Women’s sleep health links [2019]

women sleep health2019 (completed Jan 30, 2019)

The following are vetted links directing readers to useful women’s sleep health news stories, research studies, personal essays, blog posts, and other sources for the year 2019.

This is a work in progress, frequently updated. Links are organized by topic and listed first by date (most recent first). Links may appear under more than one topic designation depending upon content. You may use the key below to differentiate from different kinds of content.

This resource is for anyone interested in women’s sleep health: the general public, physicians, researchers, allied healthcare professionals, students, or journalists—anyone who is looking for reliable information on sleep health.

[These links are vetted and curated to the best of my ability.—Curation by journalist Tamara Kaye Sellman RPSGT CCSH]

To find links to original content in SleepyHeadCentral written specifically on the topic of women’s sleep health, visit the Women’s Health page. 


KEY:

♦ Research study or abstract

Blog or columnist

♥ Personal essay

Ξ Journalism (news & feature) and press releases

Multimedia (podcast, infographic or video clip)


This curation was last updated on Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019.

Menopause

♦ Feb 28, 2019: Risk Factors for Developing Comorbid Sleeping Problems: Results of a Survey of 1,925 Women Over 50 With a Chronic Health Condition (Journal of Aging and Health)

♦ Feb 15, 2019: Temporal Analysis of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Sleep in Postmenopausal Women (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ Jan 28, 2019: Nadu A. Tuakli, MD Released a Book Women Over 35 Must Read To Craft the Best Quality Of Life As They Age (Digital Journal)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause (Medscape)

Ξ Jan 9, 2019: Bioidentical Hormone Combo Improves Sleep After Menopause (Medscape)

Ξ Jan 10, 2019: Sex Differences in ‘Body Clock’ May Benefit Women’s Heart Health (American Physiological Society)

Jan 4, 2019: Menopause & Sleep (Barbara Hoffman)

 


Menstruation

♦ Mar 7, 2019: Age at menarche, menstrual problems and daytime sleepiness in Chinese adolescent girls (SLEEP)

∞ Feb 1, 2019: Infographic: Sleep and Your Period (National Sleep Foundation)

Ξ Jan 25, 2019: Traveling can affect your period. Here’s how. (Insider)

Ξ Jan 24, 2019: Five things that cause daytime drowsiness (Philly Voice)

 


Parenthood

♦ Feb 25, 2019: New parents face 6 years of disrupted sleep (University of Warwick via Science Daily)

♦ Jan 31, 2019: Postpartum fatigue, daytime sleepiness, and psychomotor vigilance are modifiable through a brief residential early parenting program (Sleep Medicine)

¶ Jan 29, 2019: This is why moms are grumpy all the time (Scary Mommy)

∞ Jan 28, 2019: Adjusting to a New Normal – Life With a Newborn (Cone Health)

Ξ Jan 19, 2019: She Wanted To Be The Perfect Mom, Then Landed In A Psychiatric Unit (NPR Shots)

♦ Jan 14, 2019: Long-term effects of pregnancy and childbirth on sleep satisfaction and duration of first-time and experienced mothers and fathers (SLEEP)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) (Moms)

 


Pregnancy

♦ Feb 8, 2019: Pulse transit time in pregnancy: a new way to diagnose and classify sleep disordered breathing? (SLEEP)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: In Pregnant Women, Are Awakenings Protective to the Fetus? (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Sheep Study Links Mom’s Shift Work to Reduced Fetal Growth (Sleep Review))

Ξ Jan 18, 2019: Long periods of undisturbed sleep during pregnancy may be associated with stillbirth (University of Michigan)

♦ Jan 14, 2019: Long-term effects of pregnancy and childbirth on sleep satisfaction and duration of first-time and experienced mothers and fathers (SLEEP)

 


Sleep habits, partners & hygiene

Ξ Feb 22, 2019: 36% of couples sleep in separate beds: What does the way you snooze reveal about your relationship? (Yahoo! News)

Ξ Feb 12, 2019: Is Your Intimate Relationship Suffering Due to Untreated Sleep Apnea? (SleepApnea.org)

Ξ Feb 8, 2019: The Interplay Between Relationships, Stress, and Sleep (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 29, 2019: 10 Bedtime Habits That Can Predict If Your Relationship Will Last (Bustle)

Ξ Jan 23, 2019: Good news: Getting enough sleep could be more important for losing weight than skipping late-night snacks (MarketWatch)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) (Moms)

 


Sleep disorders

♦ Feb 28, 2019: Risk Factors for Developing Comorbid Sleeping Problems: Results of a Survey of 1,925 Women Over 50 With a Chronic Health Condition (Journal of Aging and Health)

♦ Feb 15, 2019: The Presence of Snoring as Well as its Intensity Is Underreported by Women (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Feb 15, 2019: Temporal Analysis of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Sleep in Postmenopausal Women [sleep deprivation] (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Feb 8, 2019: Pulse transit time in pregnancy: a new way to diagnose and classify sleep disordered breathing? (SLEEP)

∞ Feb 7, 2019: Women With Sleep Apnea Linked To Heart Trouble, Research Shows (CBS Philly)

♦ Feb 4, 2019: Gender differences in the associations between insomnia and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study (SLEEP)

♦ Feb 1, 2019: Sex differences in measures of central sensitization and pain sensitivity to experimental sleep disruption: implications for sex differences in chronic pain [sleep disturbances] (SLEEP)

♦ Feb 1, 2019: Treating chronic insomnia in postmenopausal women: a randomized clinical trial comparing cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia, sleep restriction therapy, and sleep hygiene education (SLEEP)

¶ Jan 29, 2019: This is why moms are grumpy all the time [sleep deprivation] (Scary Mommy)

Ξ Jan 25, 2019: How Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Affects Sleep [sleep disturbances] (Endocrinology Advisor)

Ξ Jan 23, 2019: Woman shares her experience on three spectrums at Adelaide Fringe [narcolepsy] (Disability Support Guide)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause (Medscape)

∞ Jan 18, 2019: 8 Alarming Signs You Have Too Much Estrogen [sleep disturbances] (Bright Side)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) [sleep deprivation] (Moms)

 


Workplace & culture

♦ Feb 18, 2019: Racial/ethnic disparities in women’s sleep duration, continuity, and quality, and their statistical mediators: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SLEEP)

∞ Feb 13, 2019: Local mother of 5 killed in crash following overnight nursing shift (Action News Jax)

Ξ Jan 28, 2019: Having a demanding job could be the reason you’re gaining weight (Prima)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Sheep Study Links Mom’s Shift Work to Reduced Fetal Growth (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 9, 2019: We Asked 283 Millennial Women About Work-Life Balance & Here’s What They Said (Bustle)

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