Too Much Sleep May Bring Heart Disease, Death Risk

The authors of the study published Dec. 5 in the European Heart Journal also found that daytime napping was associated with an increased risk of heart disease and death among those who slept more than six hours a night, but not among those who got less sleep.
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ConclusionModerate-to-severe AD is associated with significant decrements of health utility in the US population. These data illustrate the heavy societal burden of moderate and severe AD and provide important insight for prioritization of resource allocation and cost-effectiveness research.
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Check out the December issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Plan Your Plate: Shifting to a Healthy Eating Style Healthy eating is one of the best ways to prevent or delay health problems. Safe Sleep for Baby: Reducing the Risk of SIDS There are many ways to reduce a baby’s chances for sleep-related deaths. Health Capsule: Probiotic May Stop Staph A new study suggests that people who have a certain helpful microbe, or probiotic, in their gut may be less likely to have harmful “staph” germs. Healt...
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Title: Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: Study Adults who get more than the recommended amount of sleep have an increased...
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You're reading The Incredible Benefits of Switching Off Your Phone and Going Outside, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. In today’s digital age, it’s increasingly difficult to get away from technology. Many of us are hopelessly addicted to our phones, with research showing that the average person touches their phone 2600 times in a single day. But if you want to be your best and most motivated self, this habit could be more of a problem than you think. The Problem with Excessive Screen Time All th...
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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and insomnia are frequent sleep problems that are associated with poor prognosis in patients with coronary heart disease. The mechanisms linking poor sleep with an increased cardi...
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Introduction: Overlap Syndrome (OS) is a chronic respiratory disease defined by coexistence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). An increasing number of studies have established the presence of a link between chronic respiratory diseases and metabolic ones. No studies have been conducted to define the prevalence of diabetes mellitus 2 (DM2) in patients (pts) with OS.Aims: First, to define prevalence of DM2 in pts with OS. Second, to identify predictive parameters of DM2 in OS.Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of the clinical records of 93 pts with diagnosis of OS. ...
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