Ordovás Research Suggests Insufficient Sleep is Linked to Heart Disease
A study conducted by Jose Ordovás and his group indicate that having eight hours of good sleep each night is important for health. Lack of sleep is linked to high blood sugar, high blood pressure, inflammation and obesity, all of which are linked to heart disease.
Domínguez F, Fuster V, Fernández-Alvira JM, Fernández-Friera L, López-Melgar B, Blanco-Rojo R, Fernández-Ortiz A, García-Pavía P, Sanz J, Mendiguren JM, Ibañez B, Bueno H, Lara-Pezzi E, Ordovás JM. 2019. Association of sleep duration and quality with subclinical atherosclerosis. Am J Cardiol. 73:134-144. Abstract
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