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Missing just an hour of sleep each night can dramatically boost your risk for high blood pressure, according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Adults who got an average of five hours of sleep nightly were 37% more likely to develop hypertension than those getting six hours (which was the average reported amount of sleep), according to a study of 578 adults. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines say all adults should get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night.

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