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Siestas Bad For Your Health

By - Mar 9th, 2009 06:07 am
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Shoot.  Now I have to change my work habits. 

Taking regular lunchtime siestas could increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to research.

The study of 16,480 people, found those who napped were 26% more likely to get the condition than those who did not.

Several factors which may be behind the link included disrupted night-time sleep and an association between napping and reduced physical activity.


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