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Health Tip: Get Enough Sleep

Last Updated: September 29, 2009.

(HealthDay News) -- You feel better when you're well-rested, but insufficient sleep can affect more than your cheerful disposition.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says lack of sleep has been linked to development or worsening of these chronic health conditions:

  • Type 2 diabetes.
  • Cardiovascular disease (notably heart disease, cardiac arrhythmia, stroke and high blood pressure).
  • Depression.
  • Obesity.

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