Sleepy Sick

Jan 20 2009

Sick? Get more sleep…

People who sleep less than seven hours a night appear to be almost three times as likely to catch a cold as those who sleep eight hours or more, a new study has found.

Quality of sleep may count even more than quantity. Those who spend as little as 25 minutes a night tossing and turning face more than five times the risk of sniffing and sneezing.

Fighting a cold? Every bit of sleep counts

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