Sleeping longer than the recommended 7 or 8 hours a night has been related to a greater risk of sudden death, according to new research.Researchers looked at data from 74 research studies including more than 3 million individuals and found those who slept for 10 hours were 30%most likely to die prematurely than those who slept for 8. Upsurge in sleeping problems due to UK’s longest heatwave in 40 years Staying in bed for more than 10 hours was likewise connected to a 56%increased risk of death from stroke and a 49%increased threat of death from cardiovascular disease.Poor sleep quality was associated with a 44% increase in threat of coronary heart problem, according to the study released in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers said their research study suggests unusual sleep could be”a marker of elevated cardiovascular danger”and said GPs ought to ask concerns about sleeping patterns throughout appointments.Lead scientist Dr Chun Shing Kwok, of Keele University’s Institute for Science and Innovation in Medicine, stated:”Abnormal sleep is a marker of raised cardiovascular threat and greater factor to consider should be given up checking out both period and sleep quality during patient consultations.”There are cultural, social, mental, behavioural, pathophysiological and environmental impacts on our sleep such as the need to look after children or household members, irregular working shift patterns, physical or psychological disease, and the 24-hour
accessibility of products in modern society.”The study, which also included scientists from the universities of Leeds, Manchester and East Anglia, said the research study was restricted as period of sleep was self-reported which underlying psychological or physical conditions may have had an influence on “extreme sleep patterns”
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