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Fun Fact Friday:For some, insomnia is temporary, the result of a stressful situation; for others, the sleep disorder is oppressively constant. Luckily for those in the latter group, scientists have identified eight genes specifically linked to insomnia. What's more, some of these genes may also be connected to restless leg syndrome, schizophrenia, and obesity. Check out the Huffington Post article below to learn more about the methods and findings of this exciting new study. What are the potential implications? Let us know in the comments! www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sleep-problem-connected-genes_us_5873db0be4b099cdb0febc4e?ir=Healthy... ... See MoreSee Less
Scientists Identified 8 Genes That May Be Causing A Lot Of Sleep Problems
Some of the same genes also relate to schizophrenia, obesity and restless legs syndrome.
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Scientists have linked inadequate sleep to an increased risk of diabetes, obesity, and other metabolic diseases, but they still don't fully understand why. Luckily, a new study is shedding more light on this complex relationship, suggesting that lack of sleep may change the bacteria in our guts, which help maintain metabolism, immune function, and more. Check out the Huffington Post article below to learn more about the methods and findings of this study. What did you learn or find most surprising? What are the potential implications of these findings? Will you prioritize your sleep more after reading this? Let us know in the comments!www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/not-sleeping-enough-changes-gut-bacteria_us_581a1e1ee4b01a82df641e44... ... See MoreSee Less
The Terrifying Way Not Sleeping Enough Actually Changes Your Gut
It could be upping your risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
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Sunday Funday: Are you outside playing in the #snow, or inside napping and sipping hot cocoa? Either way, we hope you're having a wonderful weekend! ... See MoreSee Less
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