Here’s a way to cure those restless nights–stop sleeping!

There just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. If there was a DISEASE that robbed us of one-third of our lives, we’d invent a medicine to cure it!

We don’t really understand why we sleep in the first place. Different species vary widely in their hours of sleep. Herbivores sleep far less than carnivores (because they have less onerous foods to digest?) Elephants sleep about four hours a night, compared with almost 20 hours for a lion. Humans are omnivores, so our sleep habits fall somewhere in the middle.
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Don’t! Snoring may put you at a greater risk than those who are overweight, smoke or have high cholesterol to have thickening of the carotid artery, which can lead to heart attacks.

Surgeon Robert Deeb says, “Our study adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that isolated snoring may not be as benign as first suspected. So instead of kicking your snoring bed partner out of the room or spending sleepless nights elbowing him or her, seek out medical treatment for the snorer.

"Snoring is more than a bedtime annoyance and it shouldn’t be ignored. Patients need to seek treatment in the same way they would if they had sleep apnea, high blood pressure or other risk factors for cardiovascular disease."
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In the August 31st edition of the New York Times, Douglas Quenqua writes: "The idea that race or ethnicity might help determine how well people sleep is relatively new among sleep researchers. But in the few short years that epidemiologists, demographers and psychologists have been studying the link, they have repeatedly come to the same conclusion: In the United States, at least, sleep is not colorblind. "

Non-Hispanic whites get more and better-quality sleep than people of other races, studies repeatedly show. Blacks are the most likely to get shorter, more restless sleep.
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