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Heart Health Benefits From Good Sleep
If you find yourself hitting snooze more often than not, let the sound of that merciless alarm be a warning that you aren’t getting enough sleep. It’s not just about feeling rested – it’s a matter of the heart. Getting less sleep than recommended on a regular basis could spell future heart disease or even death.
A link between sleep apnea and blood pressure?
With obstructive sleep apnea, the upper throat closes and patients stop breathing numerous times during the night, putting them at risk for developing vascular disease that causes a treatment-resistant form of high blood pressure.