Here's What Losing Sleep Does to Your Heart
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The case for getting enough sleep is growing stronger. In a new study, researchers find that sleep deprivation can cause noticeable changes in the heart.
In the new study, presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America , researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany looked at professionals in emergency medical care, who often work erratic hours and late-night shifts while enduring significant stress.
About twenty healthy radiologists had their hearts imaged before and after a 24-hour shift where they got an average of three hours of sleep. The also had...
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