09/09/2007

Sleep deprivation - Woman risking their health

Professor Francesco Cappuccio from the University of Warwick's Warwick Medical School declared that women sleeping less than 5 hours a night should try to get more sleep as:

"Sustained sleep curtailment, ensuing excessive daytime sleepiness, and the higher cardiovascular risk are causes for concern. Emerging evidence also suggests a potential role for sleep deprivation as a predictor or risk factor for conditions like obesity and diabetes."