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Lack of sleep increases heart problems

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creole Sun 28-Jun-09 17:59:51

What do people make of this finding by American researchers.

Study here

www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1868406,00.html

I have suffered with lack of sleep for years and my partner is driving me nuts about this study and others he'd found.

What do you think?

IkeaCatalogue Sun 28-Jun-09 18:05:25

I heard this years ago, Reader's Digest or summat. blush

I think there are other factors involved - lifestyle (overweight/anxious/stress) and heredity too; unpicking this is a huge task

For you, have you been referred to a sleep specialist, Creole? Go to your GP, get help and improve the quality of your life, yes?

brimfull Sun 28-Jun-09 18:06:34

I have just given up night duty as felt crap ALL the time

cannot be good for you

creole Sun 28-Jun-09 19:11:54

perhaps, I might ask for a specialist...

I take some sleeping tablets every other night, so that helps.

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