A new study finds that women are prone to waking up grumpier than men in the morning. The rationale: women just need more sleep, and if she's grumpy, chances are she's running short on mood-boosting zzzs.
Researchers from Duke University in the US revealed that women suffer more than men, both mentally and physically, if they go without sufficient sleep, CBS News reported. Sleep-deprived women have higher risks of heart disease and depression as well as higher inflammation markers, which sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus says can lead to pain, according to the report.
However, a man's health didn't appear to be closely linked to how much he sleeps, researchers said.
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