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Lack of sleep affects the economy

An increasing number of people are sleep-deprived. Being always busy contributes to a cycle of sleeplessness that impacts our health and holds us back from achieving.

A 2017 study found that a worker sleeping less than six hours a night loses around six working days a year to absenteeism.

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Many successful people claim they need only a few hours of sleep each night.

But the lack of sleep is linked to health problems, including diabetes, depression, and heart disease. It impacts longevity and increases the risk of Alzheimer's.

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