Too Much, Too Little, Too Bad

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    According to the CDC, both too little and too much sleep can led to chronic disease.

    According to the CDC, too much sleep or too little sleep both can lead to chronic disease.  Researchers found that people who receive 6 or less hours ofsleep each night or 10 or more were at a higher risk of developing coronaryheart disease, diabetes, anxiety, and obesity.  The ideal amount of sleep is between 7-9 hours, but the study found that 31% of adults in the U.S. sleep too little and 4% sleep too much.  Researchers also say to keep in mind that sleeping longer doesn’t mean sleeping well, so you need to understand that both quality and quantity of sleep impact your health.