Thursday, February 10, 2011

Sleep Debt Snatches

The hidden dangers of sleep deprivation | Life and style | The Guardian

But new research published this week says that lack of sleep can harm us in more direct ways than, say, falling asleep at the wheel of a car. Researchers at Warwick medical school published a study in the European Heart Journal that linked disrupted sleep patterns to major health problems. 'If you sleep less than six hours a night and have disturbed sleep you stand a 48% greater chance of developing or dying from heart disease and a 15% greater chance of developing or dying from a stroke,' said lead author Professor Francesco Cappuccio.
1. I'm still walking a tightrope here, even with the CPAP machine addressing my sleep apnea. My first New Year's Resolution: stop staying up late to watch movies on week nights.
2. Somebody please make sure Friendfeed's Louis Gray is paying attention.
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