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Can sleeping too much be bad for your health?

New research shows that both sleeping too much and too little can be linked to increased risk of chronic disease in middle-aged adults.


HuffingtonPostYou may be aware that sleeping too little can increase your risk of serious and chronic health problems. But did you know that too much sleep can also boost your risk for disease?

In our 24/7 always connected society, when it seems that most people are struggling to get enough sleep, the problem of sleeping too much may not seem like much of a problem at all. Yet prolonged sleep is associated with many of the same health problems as insufficient sleep. New research shows that both sleeping too much and sleeping too little are linked to elevated risks of chronic disease in middle-aged adults.

Keep reading to learn more about how sleeping too much can be bad for your health…

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