Not enough sleep? You may be hurting your heart…

A study released today by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that a lack of sleep may increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.  The researchers, who monitored a group of 39 subjects, found that after consecutive days of insufficient sleep, the subjects experienced higher than normal heart rates and appeared more likely to experience heart trouble. The AFP article about the study has been picked up by multiple international news outlets.

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