Let's Talk About Sleep

Interview with Dr. Christian Benedict

Podcast: Let's Talk About Women

Erschienen: 27.07.2023
Dauer: 1:08:34

Welcome back to Let’s Talk About Women! In this episode, PhD Student Franziska Weinmar is talking to Dr. Christian Benedict about something that we all love: sleep. But how do women sleep? Christian and Franziska are diving deeper into the jungle of sleep science - recognizing that even after an hour of a highly captivating discussion, they are only just scratching the surface...Timestamps:01:10: Why do we need sleep?11:05: How do women sleep?16:30: Is there a role of sex hormones in women's sleep?37:40: What happens to sleep during the transition to menopause?47:30: What are consequences of poor sleep during menopause?55:50: Does sleep improve after menopause?58:30: Summary1:03:30: What is the next question regarding sleep and women's mental health?A huge thanks to Lieve van Egmond for exchanging ideas in preparation of this episode!Sound recording & editing: Center for Media Competence, University of Tübingen. Do you have any feedback, suggestions, or questions? Get in touch with us: irtg2804.podcast@gmail.comAre you intrigued by this topic and want to be kept updated? Follow us on twitter: @irtg2804 or instagram: @irtg2804Christian's popular-scientific books(German): "Schlaf ist die beste Medizin" (https://www.edenbooks.de/book/schlaf-ist-die-beste-medizin-klappenbroschur-97839591238/)(Swedish): "Sömn, sömn, sömn" (https://www.bonnierfakta.se/bocker/223532/somn-somn-somn/)References:Sleep and immunity: Spiegel, K., Rey, A. E., Cheylus, A., Ayling, K., Benedict, C., et al. (2023). A meta-analysis of the associations between insufficient sleep duration and antibody response to vaccination. Current Biology, 33(5), 998-1005. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.02.017REM sleep and fear extinction: Wassing, R., et al. (2019). Restless REM sleep impedes overnight amygdala adaptation. Current Biology, 29(14), 2351-2358. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.06.034Sleep and menstrual cycle (Review): Gupta, P. D. (2022). Menstrual cycle effects on sleep. Clinical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 5(2), 042-043.DOI: 10.29328/journal.cjog.1001105Sleep-disordered breathing and menopause: Siguroardottir, E. S., et al. (2022). Female sex hormones and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea in European women of a population-based cohort. Plos one, 17(6), e0269569. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0269569Sleep loss and the socio-emotional brain: Vallat, R., et al. (2020). Sleep Loss and the Socio-Emotional Brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 24(6), 435-450. DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2020.02.003 Sleep, brain health and Alzheimer's disease: Cedernaes, J., Osorio, R. S., Varga, A. W., Kam, K., Schiöth, H. B., & Benedict, C. (2017). Candidate mechanisms underlying the association between sleep-wake disruptions and Alzheimer's disease. Sleep medicine reviews, 31, 102-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.smrv.2016.02.002 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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