Older Women Who Get Little Sleep May Have A Higher Risk Of Falling

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 21:28 in Psychology & Sociology

Women age 70 and older who sleep five hours or less per night may be more likely to experience falls than those who sleep more than seven to eight hours per night, according to a new report. Additionally, the use of sleep medications does not appear to influence the association between sleep and risk of falling.

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