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Researchers Investigate the Link Between Sleep Deprivation and the Cycle of Poverty

The culture of sleep deprivation as an indicator of success has begun to dissipate, thanks in part to champions of the Sleep Revolution movement, like Arianna Huffington. Several years ago, Huffington woke up to the idea that getting the right amount of rest can play a huge role in defining success. A busy schedule can […]

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How Sleep Duration Affects Your Chance of Getting Ulcerative Colitis

A new study gives us one more example of how hitting that golden sleep mark, 7 to 9 hours, has a lot of health benefits. The study found that getting less than 6 hours of sleep or more than 9 on a consistent basis could increase an individual’s risk of developing ulcerative colitis. This condition […]

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Go to Sleep! Your Heart will Thank You

Sometimes it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done and get the requisite eight hours of sleep. But more and more studies show that sleep deprivation, both short-term and long-term, can cause a wide range of health problems. One of the more serious threats sleep deprivation poses is […]

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Uncovering the Link Between Kidney Disease and Sleep Disorders

Sleep apnea is often linked with diabetes; over 50 percent of individuals with diabetes also have sleep apnea. But you may not know about the link between kidney disease, sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders. Chronic kidney disease (CKD), which occurs when kidneys no longer fully function to effectively clean toxins and waste products from the blood, […]

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How Sleep May Be Keeping Your Heart in Shape

Blame it on industrialization or the demand for workers to work more hours. People are getting less sleep each night to meet the demands of work. Getting the proper amount of sleep has all kinds of health benefits associated with it. Of the more important benefits is the effect it has on your heart. Sleeping […]

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