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Light Exposure Before Bed May be Making You Sick

Battle Creek Mattress Store
3/22/2017

It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time before electric light was readily available 24 hours a day. It’s no secret that this addition of light has had positive and profound impact s on our daily lives – culturally, economically, and technologically. However, there may be a downside to copious amounts of artificial light at night that our ancestors did not experience. Scientists have only just become uncovering the ways that light exposure at night effects human health, but do know if interferes with the length and quality of sleep people get by suppressing melatonin. Sleep deficiency is well known to increase the risk of several chronic and serious diseases, including diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and even breast cancer. 

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