Can You Really Sleep Too Much? Really?

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Researchers found that those who regularly slept more than nine hours per night experienced much more significant decline in cognitive function, almost double that of normal sleepers. About 40 percent of the adults in this group were long sleepers. There is still a great deal more to understand about how abnormal sleep duration, whether short or long, affects health. The more we learn about sleep and its relationship to health and disease, the more it appears that there is an optimal amount of sleep, in the range of seven to nine hours per night. The problem of getting enough sleep is markedly more common, and deserves all the attention it gets — and more.
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Sleeping disorders affect work of police officers

Good luck and get a good lawyer. December 22, 2011 at 20:12 | Report abuse | IAB That is of of course assuming that the department doesn’t LIE about the reason for his termination. December 22, 2011 at 20:19 | Report abuse | Jataka December 22, 2011 at 14:45 | Report abuse | Reply DCRed December 22, 2011 at 19:13 | Report abuse | Reply IAB December 22, 2011 at 20:03 | Report abuse | Reply ken In reading the article, I think I saw that obese people can’t sleep and have major health problems. So cops should be fired if they become obese? This applies to all occupations.
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