Friday, December 26, 2008

Skimping on Sleep Linked to Hardened Arteries

Researchers have found that skimping on sleep is linked to hardened arteries

Just one extra hour of sleep a day appears to lower the risk of developing calcium deposits in the arteries, a precursor to heart disease, US researchers said on Tuesday. The finding adds to a growing list of health consequences - including weight gain, diabetes and high blood pressure - linked to getting too little sleep. Read more

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