Girls Rule, Boys Sleep More Soundly: McGill Professor Finds Hormonal Differences Affect Sleep Qualit


Men and women are constantly compared—whether in sports, academics, or income levels. A new study by Diane Boivin, McGill Medicine and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, highlights how sex can also impact quality of sleep.

Many scientists have researched the discrepancy of sleep disorders between men and women. An article by CBS News stated that while twice as many women experience insomnia than men, women are less likely than men to have sleeping disorders that involve breathing, such as sleep apnea. Anatomical and hormonal differences between the two sexes are respons