Lack of Sleep Could Be Doing This to Your Heart
|Lack of Sleep Could Be Doing This to Your Heart
January 01, 2017 01:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Lack of Sleep Could Be Doing This to Your Heart
New mothers, college students and emergency room doctors all have something in common: sleep deprivation. But is getting little to no sleep on a regular basis bad for your health? The evidence says yes. According to a recent study, getting less than three hours of sleep within twenty-four hours causes increased strain on the heart, elevated blood pressure, and increased heart rates. Thyroid hormones and cortisol also went up, which can lead to stress and eventually heart disease. It is clear that getting enough sleep is in your best interests in the short- and long-term, along with a healthy lifestyle.
- the occasional all-night without a second-thought about what might happen to our bodies in the process.
- Our friends at Shape Magazine share their findings about lack of sleep's health consequences.
- all routinely need to make it through the day on no or very little sleep. And while no one thinks pulling an all-night is good for your health, there's actual evidence that it hurts your heart.
"Getting less than three hours of sleep during a 24-hour period causes immediate heart problems, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radio logical Society of North America. Researchers looked at 20 healthy adults."