Cardiologists spoke about the impact of sleep on the cardiovascular system

Кардиологи рассказали о влиянии сна на сердечно-сосудистую систему

Doctors from the European society of cardiology have determined the optimal duration of healthy sleep.

As explained by study lead Dr. Epaminondas fontàs, medicine, little is known about the impact of sleep on the cardiovascular system, reports gazeta.ru.

According to the results of the study, the researchers found that the sleep, which lasts less than six hours a night increases the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke by 11%, while long sleep more than eight hours — already 33%.

Thus, the lack of sleep and oversleeping in varying degrees increase the risk of disease and death from heart disease and stroke.

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