A new study indicates that nearly a quarter of middle-aged women claim their quality of sleep is less than good.Researchers found that the problems of sleeping were linked to poor quality of life, chronic illness and medication use.

The lead researcher in Finland says the study adds to earlier research by looking at common sleep problems among women before they hit menopa

Researchers say sleep problems can be a symptom of a disease or mental state that doctors should keep in mind.

[Metro Networks]