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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Insomnia increases risk of heart attack | Health news

According to a study by researchers in Taiwan, sleep disorder can significantly increases one's risk of heart attack or stroke.

Researchers during the trial's four- year period looked at more than 43,000 people ages 45 or older & found that people with insomnia were twice susceptible to have heart attack or stroke than those who don’t have sleep disorder.

Chronic insomnia is also a risk factor for depression, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Sleep is one of the many important health behaviours such as diet and exercise.

In my experience I would say to a great extent diet, exercise and quality of sleep are interrelated.  If you eat heavy food late in the evening chances are sleep will be disturbed and similarly if you are doing everyday moderate exercise quality of sleep will be good.

Message is if you want to keep your heart healthy, than it is important to have adequate hours of quality sleep.

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