Well we all know that humans need to sleep to live, but some studies are suggesting as little as a few hours less can decrease your chances of living longer!
Those whose nightly sleep fell from seven hours to five hours or less were 1.7 times as likely to die (compared with those who stayed at seven hours) over the next 11 to 17 years. Their risk of cardiovascular-related death was double.
There are, however, some different view points. One suggesting that more than the standard eight hours may actually be worse for you than too little sleep.
Read on? I need a nap.
Sleep or Die – [Slate]