Home / Lifestyle / HOW TOO MUCH SLEEP CAN INCREASE STROKE, HEART DISEASE RISKS
Sleeping-woman-e1533653214333

HOW TOO MUCH SLEEP CAN INCREASE STROKE, HEART DISEASE RISKS

Sleeping-woman-e1533653214333

HOW TOO MUCH SLEEP CAN INCREASE STROKE, HEART DISEASE RISKS

A new study has revealed that sleeping for more than ten hours a night increased the chances of death from stroke by 56% and heart disease by 49%.

The study involved more than three million people from 1970 to 2017. It also found poor sleep quality was associated with a 44% increase in heart disease, reports Mirror UK.

Lead researcher Dr Chun Shing Kwok said: “Our study has an important public health impact in that it shows that excessive sleep is a marker of elevated cardiovascular risk.

“Our findings have important ­implications as clinicians should have greater consideration for exploring sleep duration and quality in ­consultations.”

sleep.”

The researchers from Keele University, Manchester University, Leeds University and the University of East Anglia reviewed 74 studies. It showed those who got too much sleep were more likely to die during the decades which were studied.

One, over 11 years, found people who reported sleeping for more than nine hours had a 25% greater chance of dying from all causes.

The review found no difference between those who reported sleeping between seven and eight hours and those who got less than seven.

@ Punch Newspaper

About Dotun Olanibi

Check Also

Police-2

ABIA: 24-YR-OLD MAN ORGANISES KIDNAP OF GIRLFRIEND’S MOTHER

ABIA: 24-YR-OLD MAN ORGANISES KIDNAP OF GIRLFRIEND’S MOTHER     TWENTY-FOUR years old man, Chinindu …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *