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Poor people who lack sleep are more at risk of heart disease and strokes

Poor people could be up to three times more likely to suffer heart attacks and strokes than their well-off counterparts, Research shows.

Little money in the bank was thought to force people to live off ready meals, unable to afford fresh ingredients to make a meal from scratch.

But scientists said living in a noisy place and coping with financial stress make poor people unable to sleep.

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A lack of sleep is thought to trigger inflammation, high blood pressure and “furring” of the arteries.

Results suggest “short sleep” – defined as less than six hours – explained 13.4% of the link between occupation and heart disease among the men.

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