Are your text messages ruining your sleep?

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(KTVI) - Most of us are obsessed with text messaging these days, but did you know that the more you text, the more it could affect how much sleep you get?

Dr. Thomas Johnson with SSM Center for Sleep Disorders explains.

Dr. Johnson says the more texts you send, the worse you sleep: People who constantly message 'experience more stress in their friendships.'
People who send a lot of texts sleep less well because they often feel pressurized to reply to messages in the middle of the night.
They also sleep withphone by their bed so are woken by incoming texts.

For more information about texting and sleeping, contact Dr. Johnson's office at  636-498-7880

http://www.ssmhealth.com/sleep