Top 10 Sleep Thieves

What Keeps You Awake? Here's a line-up of the most insidious sleep thieves--and the latest recommendations on how to bar them from your bedroom forever.

Is a good night's sleep the first thing you sacrifice when life gets too busy? If so, this is your wake-up call: You're actually harming your health.

A spate of studies is turning up clear links between inadequate sleep and obesity, as well as several related conditions: heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes. The good news is that adequate shut-eye, can help relieve the symptoms of these conditions. Drawing on studies about what robs us of quality sleep, our experts have devised strategies that can help you get the rest you need.

Jul 9, 2010

Top 10 Sleep Thieves

Here's a line-up of the most insidious sleep thieves--and the latest recommendations on how to bar them from your bedroom forever.

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  1. Anuki.04:42pm Tuesday 16th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    This is a total wake up call for me! I don't get that much sleep considering I go to bed around 11 pm or midnight. Although, I have to say I sleep like a baby when it comes to the weekends where I mostly sleep until 11.30 am.

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  2. beer man08:30pm Friday 20th April 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    BABY'S DON'T SLEEP MUCH ?

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  3. Robyn H05:58am Friday 09th March 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    i sleep like a baby i go to bed at 10 most nights and dont move much until 6am unless im going to the gym but i have started a new job so i need my sleep and i get it lol

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  4. 05:25pm Thursday 08th March 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    I think it's true(adequate shut-eye)

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