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sleepGetting seven to nine hours of sleep greatly affects your health in some surprising ways. Loss of sleep due to sleep apnoea increases risk of ulcerative colitis and other health problems.

Key takeaways:
·         Getting less than 6 hours of sleep - or more than 9 hours of sleep - increases the risk of ulcerative colitis.

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TRAINThe engineer of the New Jersey Transit train that crashed in September may have suffered from sleep apnoea. The accident occurred at the Hoboken terminal, killing one person and injuring more than 100 people.

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·         Tests were carried out a week after the accident and Thomas Gallagher, the engineer, was diagnosed with sleep apnoea.

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snoringYou may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea if you snore during sleep and feel drowsy all day. Majority of people with sleep apnoea are unaware of having the condition.

Key takeaways:

·         OSA is caused by the relaxing of muscles at the back of the throat, effectively interrupting breathing during sleep.

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