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  • SLEEP 2019 Restless Legs Syndrome Tied to Gut Health Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth may be more prevalent in patients with restless legs syndrome, suggesting a link between gut health and the sleep disorder.
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  • Sleeping Pill Use Linked to Later Increase in BP Meds The use of sleeping tablets by older hypertensive patients was linked to a subsequent increase in the use of antihypertensive medication in a new study.

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