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Author Topic: Short sleep ups CVD risk  (Read 33 times)

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Short sleep ups CVD risk
« on: August 27, 2018, 08:14:45 PM »
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New research finds that middle-aged men who sleep five hours or less per night have twice the risk of developing a major cardiovascular event during the following two decades than men who sleep seven to eight hours.

https://www.escardio.org/The-ESC/Press-Office/Press-releases/sleeping-five-hours-or-less-a-night-associated-with-doubled-risk-of-cardiovascular-disease
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Re: Short sleep ups CVD risk
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2018, 07:13:26 AM »
I always get 7-8 hours a night or if I don't I will nap during the day.  My body insists on it !   :P
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Re: Short sleep ups CVD risk
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2018, 07:44:15 AM »
I just ran across this article about a study that also shows that too much sleep is also bad for heart health.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/science-says-this-is-officially-the-length-of-a-perfect-night-of-sleep/ar-BBMvRG7?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=iehp
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Living in Mojave Desert, California, USA
"The 50-50-90 Rule.  Anytime you have a 50-50% chance of getting something right, there is a 90% chance you will get it wrong"