Could Bad Sleep in Teen Years Raise Risks for MS?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who regularly fail to get a good night’s sleep may face a higher risk for developing multiple sclerosis (MS) as adults, new research suggests.

“We found that sleeping too little or experiencing poor sleep quality [as a teen] increased the risk of later developing MS by up to 50%,” said study author Dr. Anna Karin Hedström, a senior research specialist in the clinical neuroscience department at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

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