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Dr Michael Mosley: Expert warns lack of sleep could hike risk of cancer

Dr Sharman warned the expert: “You're not sleeping enough. And if we're not sleeping enough, we're putting ourselves at higher risk of all sorts of na

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Dr Sharman warned the expert: “You’re not sleeping enough. And if we’re not sleeping enough, we’re putting ourselves at higher risk of all sorts of nasty things like cardiovascular disease, metabolic dysfunction and even cancer.”

Express.co.uk spoke to Hussain Abdeh, a pharmacist from Medicine Direct, about how a lack of sleep can lead to the serious condition.

He said: “There is conflicting research on how not sleeping properly can increase the risk of cancer. 

“However, studies have suggested that a number of factors related to sleep may raise the risk of certain types of cancer, including sleep duration, quality, and consistency.

Source: | This article first appeared on Express.co.uk

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