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Sleep and Its Effect on Your Overall Health

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a third of adults report they usually get less than the recommended amount of sleep every night. Why does this matter? Not getting enough sleep is linked with many chronic diseases and conditions – such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity and depression – which all threaten our nation’s health. However, diagnosis of sleep disorders can lead to treatment. In today’s program we talk about sleep apnea, starting school later and more. 

Joel Porquez, clinical manager at Mercy Sleep Disorders Center, talks about sleep issues with adults and children.

Joel Porquez, clinical manager at Mercy Sleep Disorders Center, talks about sleep issues with adults and children.