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Preventing Chronic Disease | Habitual Khat and Concurrent Khat and Tobacco Use Are Associated With Subjective Sleep Quality - CDC

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Khat (Catha edulis) is widely used in East Africa and the Middle East, often in combination with tobacco smoking. Sleep disturbance has been linked with habitual khat use; however, no systematic attempt has been made to test the hypothesis that use of khat and khat and tobacco in combination are related to sleep disturbance. Sleep disturbances are associated with dysregulations in emotional and physiological functions and can increase health risks.

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