Less Sleep Means More Chances Of Catching Cold: Study

April 26, 2023 5:39 pm0 commentsViews: 124

In a new study it is found those who sleep less run the risk of catching cold. Sleeping below six hours a night increases the risk by four times and sleeping below five hours makes an individual riskier by seven times.

Less Sleep Means More Chances Of Catching Cold - Study

Details of the study are published in the September issue of Sleep journal.

The study was conducted by researchers of University of California, San Francisco, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

They based their study on the experiment with 164 volunteers between the age group of 18 and 55. Other factors like smoking and race were taken into account.

It is suggested people should sleep at least seven hours for healthy living.

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