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Courtesy: Centers for Disease Control

Courtesy: Centers for Disease Control

The amount of sleep we get and the quality of that sleep is crucial to overall health. While we sleep our bodies are repairing and rebuilding. If we are not getting adequate amounts of sleep we may feel sluggish upon rising and fatigued during the day.

Sleep deprivation is associated with a host of health conditions to include diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease (more…)

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I recently watched this National Geographic Documentary entitled, “Stress, Portrait of a Killer”.  It is a fascinating look at the physiological and emotional effects of stress and the long-term ramifications.  This documentary explores how stress can lead to obesity, heart disease and various other maladies and how our social standing in life can contribute to stress. 

If you are intersted in having a hard copy of this documentary you can purchase it at:  http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=3325754 .  By purchasing a copy you will support PBS who strives to bring you  editorial integrity, quality, diversity, and local station autonomy.

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