Features April 2014 Issue

Poor Sleep May Raise Heart Risks

Research shows that sleeping less than six hours a night is linked to hypertension and other problems.

Getting too little sleep each night may do much more than leave you feeling fatigued during the day. A recent study published in Sleep Medicine found that people who tend to get less than six hours of sleep a night are more likely to be obese, and have high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.

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