Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Lack Of Sleep Can Be Deadly

In addition to possibly causing serious accidents, the lack of sleep over a long period of time can also be linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and shorter lives according to the article "Lack of Sleep Could Be Deadly" by Tina Hesman Saey.

You may also find this collection of videos by Harvard Sleep Lab scientist Dr. Robert Stickgold and colleagues interesting: Healthy Sleep. These videos summarize the need for sleep, and the consequences of the lack of sleep.


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