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Sleep Deprivation May be Taking a Toll on Your Health

Most of us probably think we are pretty savvy when it comes to what constitutes a good night sleep, but if you are like 30 million Americans out there that are regularly sleep deprived chances are something is stopping you from getting your full 8 hours.  And if you’ve been telling yourself there’s no harm in cutting your nights rest short once in awhile then the following information may shock you. Not only are sleep deficits linked to cognitive issues like poor work performance, moodiness and difficulty driving but evidence suggests that physical problems like heart disease, diabetes and obesity can also be linked to regular sleep loss. Here are some common sleep myths that could be responsible for keeping you up at night. (more…)