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Get ready to have your doctor ask about your social media use

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If you’re having trouble sleeping, it might be because you use social media too much during the day, according to a University of Pittsburgh study backed by the National Institutes of Health. The study of 1,788 US adults aged 19 through 32 used a questionnaire to understand sleep disturbance versus social media use across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr, Pinterest, Vine and LinkedIn. Almost 30 percent of the participants had high levels of sleep disturbance, with those who most obsessively checked social media sites experiencing the worst sleep, followed by those who spent the most overall …read more