Sunday, 9 May 2010

"Lack of sleep 'linked' to early death"

A BBC news article (04/05/10) discusses the study of 1.5 million people in over 16 studies that the duration of sleep could affect your health, leading to earlier death.

Too much sleep suggests that the body is in 'recovery' so something is medically wrong and the same with too little, under 5 hours equals something is wrong. The recommended 'safe' amount of sleep is 8 hours.

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