How Sleep Affects Your Heart Health

Last week I shared with you a study that shows even a small decrease in sleep, as little as one hour less of sleep, dramatically increases your risk of mood disturbances (anxiety, depression, hopelessness.) This week is the last on my series focusing in on sleep… and this one is important too. Turns out, your heart’s health is immediately impacted by your sleep.   The Study (published in Hypertension on June 6, 2016):   researchers looked at 26 healthy young adults (with no cardiac risk factors or history of cardiac disease) and compared their heart function during sessions of unrestricted […]

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