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Duration of Sleep Can Increase Risk of Falling

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

sleep deprivation increase fall risks

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  • Compared to women who slept the recommended seven to eight hours a night, those who slept for less than five hours or more than 10 were about 25 percent more likely to suffer from recurrent falls


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