DUBAI: People in the UAE are sleeping 20 minutes less than those
living in the US and the most likely cause is stress,
television’s Dr Oz said on Sunday.
A recent survey of people in the UAE found that 80 percent
believed they were suffering from stress, the World Government
Summit was told.
And Dr Oz warned that men in the US were living shorter
“When you have major stress in your life it takes six years
off your life expectancy,” Oz told the conference.
He said that a recent study of sleep in the UAE had revealed
that people were spending three minutes less in bed.
“People in the UAE are sleeping for only 5 hours 38 minutes
– that’s 20 minutes less than those in the west,” he
He said it was unclear what the main reasons for the lack of
sleep, but added: “People in the UAE are sleeping less… people
tend to sleep less because of stress.”
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UAE residents sleep less than US counterparts, television’s Dr Oz blames stress