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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Can Sleeping Pills Shorten Your Lifespan?

A Canadian study suggests that taking sleeping pills can shorten your lifespan. This 12-year study, which surveyed 14,000 Canadian. The study revealed that taking sleeping pills once a month can reduce the your lifespan by 36 percent. People over age 55 were most afflicted. Keep in mind that one study is not medical proof, but it is something to ponder before you pop that Ambien or Lunesta. More research into this will shed more light on this potential danger.

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  4. A bad dream is primarily a sign of a nervous system disorder! You should pay attention to this in order to start

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  6. Sleep disorder is a real problem, which includes a range of further issues following afterwards. Therefore, more deep research into this field will definitely shed more light on this potential danger.

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