Don't Get Enough Sleep? A Cold May Be In Your Near Future
If you sleep less than five hours a night, you could be 82 percent more likely to get influenza, pneumonia or ear infections, too.By Ryan Biek | April 12, 2016
Hitting the snooze button could really just be preventive medicine.
A new survey asked over 22,000 Americans about their weekday sleeping habits and recent health.
Participants who slept five hours or less were 28 percent more likely to have had a cold in the last month than those who slept seven to eight hours.