Female caregivers suffer from more sleep problems than male counterparts

REUTERS: For people who are in the workforce already, the added burden of unpaid caregiving for a family member or loved one may lead to insomnia and other sleep issues, according to a large study from Sweden.

Researchers found that the likelihood of sleep problems rose with the number of hours spent in unpaid caregiving, and when caregiving stopped, sleep disturbances were reduced.

Find out how gender, social and economic factors, and other circumstances affect caregivers’ sleep here.

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