While I advocate a vegan diet one still must be wise in making sure they are meeting all of their nutritional needsClick To TweetFrom personal experience most can attest to being cranky or out of it after a night of short sleep. Some people, myself included, feel the same way if they sleep too long. Research has confirmed a U shape type of association between sleep length and disease risk. Both short and long sleep increase the risk of various diseases including: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension and obesity. You can read about the association between sleep length and disease risk in my previous blog. This blog will focus solely on the association between sleep length and all-cause mortality and will expand upon the previous blog I have written on the relationship between sleep and disease risk.