What a nightmare: Americans get too little sleep
By Will Dunham/Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With late-night TV watching, Internet
surfing and other distractions, Americans are getting less and less sleep, the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on
And all this sleeplessness can be a nightmare for your mental
and physical health, CDC experts cautioned, calling sleep loss an
under-recognized public health problem.
Sleep experts say chronic sleep loss is associated with
obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, cardiovascular disease,
depression, cigarette smoking and excessive drinking.
And all the while I thought I was the only person with crazy sleep problems.