Sleeping too much can increase risk for diabetes.


ISLAMABAD -- Studies have shown that sleeping too much can increase the risk for diabetes. According to a study published in American Diabetes Association, both short and long sleep durations are associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study. A study conducted by the University of Glasgow shows that abnormal sleeping habits may increase the risk of obesity among those who are predisposed to being overweight genetically. Your sleep cycle can also impact your weight. The study found that people sleeping for a short duration (less than seven hours per night) and long durations (over nine hours per night) face increased risk of being overweight, compared with those who slept for normal duration. The research found people who sleep for long hours and had a high genetic risk of obesity were about four kilos heavier.

A study published in the journal Sleep Medicine concluded that women...

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