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The Effects of Not Sleeping Enough

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What happens to your body when you aren’t getting enough sleep? According to a recent article published by Spine-health, the following conditions can occur to your body over the long-term when you don’t get enough sleep:

  1. Increased risk of type 2 diabetes
  2. Elevated blood pressure
  3. Weight gain
  4. Increased risk of cardiovascular problems
  5. Short and long-term memory problems
  6. Difficulty with concentration
  7. Increased stress

So, if you are not sleeping 8 hours a night, it’s time to start trying before more long-term effects happen to you! To read more about this article, please visit What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Sleep.

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