Health implications of insufficient sleep

… in the most extreme cases sleep deprivation leads to death. Immune system, nervous system, metabolism, .. [select sentence from book describing all the problems]

Frequent sleep <6-7 hours: 2x risk of cancer, Alzheimers, immune system [rats study], cardiovascular disease risk, glucose metabolism impact ->prediabetic Long haul air crews – shrinking of brain regions related to learning and memory + impact on short term memory. Frequent flyers – higher rates of cancer and type 2 diabetes compared to matched group of general population]

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