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Unformatted text preview: if no invader inflammation of arteries, increase in c-reactive protein (best sign of heart attack), makes you fat 4. People who only sleep 6 hours lowers resistance to viral infection by 50% 5. Produce half the flu fighting antibodies after flue shot 6. Within the last three decades, middle age men have reduced their deep sleep time from 20% to 5% producing less growth hormone obesidy, loss of abdominal muscle mass, reduced capacity to exercise 7. Blind women have 50% less breast cancer than sighted women, 35% have greater risk of colorectal cancer ii. Replenishes brain neurotransmitters that stimulate and organize neural networks into long term physical storage, essential for memory, learning, performance, problem-solving and creativity 1. Oh crap Edison invents the lightbulb in 1879 2. Nathaniel Kleitman, grandfather of sleep research 3....
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