One hour of additional sleep at night may be your best defense against the common cold
By Kristin Haraldsdottir
Posted 01.20.2009 at 5:59 pm 0 Comments
Why is it that when you are working hard and multitasking like a superhero, you tend to get sick? A recent study by Sheldon Cohen from Carnegie Mellon University examined the relationship between sleep habits and susceptibility to the common cold. The results indicated that there is a direct correlation between how much sleep you get per night and the likelihood that you will be stuck in bed with a rhinovirus after just two weeks of inadequate sleep.
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