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How many illnesses are related to stress or lack of sleep?
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Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine
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In brief: Many
When you don't get enough sleep, your body produces more stress hormones and isn't able to fight off illness as well as you do when you are rested.
Increased stress and decreased sleep lead to an increased risk of many infections, depression, high blood pressure, and even heart attacks and osteoporosis.

In brief: Many
When you don't get enough sleep, your body produces more stress hormones and isn't able to fight off illness as well as you do when you are rested.
Increased stress and decreased sleep lead to an increased risk of many infections, depression, high blood pressure, and even heart attacks and osteoporosis.
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