Be Aware! Sleep Problems Can Turn Fatal for Grieving Spouses
“We already knew bereaved people had higher inflammation and a higher risk of heart disease and dying within a year of the spouse’s death … it’s not the grief itself. It is the sleep disturbances that arise from that grief.” -- Dr. Diana Chirinos
(Chicago, IL) -- New research shows that sleep disturbances have a serious effect on the heart health of those who have suffered the loss of a spouse.
Researchers from Northwestern and Rice Universities reveal that poor sleep affects the immune system resulting in chronic inflammation that makes those who are grieving more susceptible to …
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