Sleeping is when the body recuperates after a long day. Getting enough is key and the health negatives of getting too little are well known. However, researchers from the American College of Cardiology have found that getting too much can also be detrimental for your health. Publishing their research in 2021, the team investigated how our unconscious state affects the physical one.
According to the researchers, their study was the first to explore the association between baseline cardiovascular risk and duration of sleep i.e., the link between how much we sleep and our chances of heart disease.
Overall, they calculated that those who slept between six and seven hours a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. What’s more, getting less or more than this amount was shown to increase risk.
Read more at: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1697768/heart-attack-sleep-risk