Sleep-Deprived People ‘Dying a Slow Death’

 Sleep-Deprived People ‘Dying a Slow Death’

Shakespeare once called sleep the “balm of hurt minds”. Bodies, too, apparently.

People with the severe form of apnea, which interferes with sleep, are several times more likely to die from any cause than are folks without the disorder, researchers report in the latest edition of the journal Sleep.

The findings in the 18-year study confirm smaller studies that have indicated an increased risk of death for people with apnea, also known as sleep-disordered breathing.

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