Gay and bisexual people have more trouble sleeping, study reveals
Gay and bisexual people have more trouble sleeping, a study has revealed.
Researchers at the National Centre for Health Statistics in the US used National Health Interview Survey data of more than 100,000 men and women over two years.
The statistics showed that LGB people suffer from a lack of sleep quality.
Gay men encounter more problems falling asleep, while lesbians were more likely to have more trouble staying asleep than their straight counterparts.
But it seems bisexual women have it the worst, dealing with more issues both in terms of drifting off and when it comes to staying that way.
Bi women are also six percentage points less likely than straight women to get the amount of sleep recommended by the National Sleep Foundation.
And, as if that wasn’t enough, the majority of bi women wake up not feeling well-rested more often than not.
No other group suffers to this extent.
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