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Genetics May Be To Blame If You Have Trouble Sleeping, Study Finds

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Genetics may play a role in whether you have trouble sleeping. Dutch researchers compared the DNA of about a 1.5 million people using at-home genetic tests.

They identified 956 genes. Researchers identified some brain cells that people with insomnia have in common.

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Scientists also found those specific genes have a strong similarity to genes contributing to depression and anxiety.

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