October 2, 2013

Sleep Well To Avoid Chronic Disease

According to the CDC, too much sleep or too little sleep both can lead to chronic disease. Researchers found that people who receive 6 or less hours of sleep each night or 10 or more were at a higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, diabetes, anxiety, and obesity. The ideal amount of sleep is between 7-9 hours, but the study found that 31% of adults in the U.S. sleep too little and 4% sleep too much. Researchers also say to keep in mind that sleeping longer doesn’t mean sleeping well, so you need to understand that both quality and quantity of sleep impact your health.

[ Read the Article: Sleeping Too Little, Too Much Has Negative Impact On Health ]

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