Hide This

FREEHER HealthToolkit

HER Health Toolkit

Sign up for EmpowHER updates and you'll receive our
FREE HER Health Toolkit

Insomnia

Get Email Updates

Insomnia Guide

Susan Cody HERWriter Guide

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.

ASK

Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!

Sleep and Geography -- HER Daily Dose

By Bailey Mosier
 
Rate This

More Videos from Bailey Mosier 30 videos in this series

In this edition of HER Daily Dose, Bailey Mosier explains how one study shows a link between sleep disturbances and geographical location.

Hi, I’m Bailey Mosier and this is your EmpowHER HER Daily Dose.

Do you get a good night’s sleep every night? Whether you do or don’t may depend on where you live in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania researchers used telephone survey data from more than 150,000 adults to create state-by-state sleep maps for the United States and found that Southerners report the most sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue, while people in the West sleep the most soundly.

The findings are consistent with previous research showing that many of the states with higher rates of sleep disturbance and daytime fatigue are the same ones with higher rates of other conditions, such as obesity. Sleep is such an important part of overall health, we need to do everything we can to track trends and help everyone get a good’s nights rest, especially those in the highest-risk regions.

That wraps up your EmpowHER HER Daily Dose. Join me here at EmpowHER.com every weekday for your next dose of women’s health.

Add a CommentComments

There are no comments yet. Be the first one and get the conversation started!

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy

Improved

1880 Health

Changed

775 Lives

Saved

644 Lives
5 lives impacted in the last 24 hrs Learn More

Take Our Featured Health Poll

What do you do when you can't sleep at night? :
View Results