Study: Lack of sleep puts increased risk for heart attack, stroke

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Up to 70 million Americans are believed to suffer from chronic sleep disorders and we're learning more and more about how not enough sleep can affect many aspects of our lives.

Dr. Thomas Siler, a sleep medicine physician with SSM Center for Sleep Disorders, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to discuss a recent study indicating people getting fewer than five or more than eight hours of sleep each night see an increased risk for heart attack or stroke.

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