Insomnia And Short Sleep Increases Risk Of Death In Men

The Penn State Cohort Study of over 741 men followed for 14 years finds that men suffering from insomnia and sleeping less than 6 hours nightly had 4 times the risk of dying than men that had normal sleep. A trend of insomnia and short sleep coexisting with diabetes and/or hypertension brings with it increased…

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Dietary Fiber and the Risk of Dying

Dietary fiber comes in the indigestible parts of plants. These pass through the human digestive system unchanged. Fiber has beneficial effects on our health by reducing the risk of heart disease, some cancers, and diabetes.A new study provides evidence that the overall impact of fiber brings a reduced mortality rate. The less fiber you eat…

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Sleeping Pills and Nerve Pills Increase the Risk of Dying

There are many mental, physical, and spiritual reasons why people get prescriptions for pills to help them sleep or to cope with anxiety. It isn't surprising that those who feel they need sleeping pills have higher death rates than healthy people.But the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry published a recent study finding that pills for sleep and anxiety…

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