Healthy sleeping pattern reduces risk of heart attack

Do you know that the chances of getting a heart attack increases If you don’t follow a healthy sleeping pattern, yes it’s true! According to a report published in a magazine named ‘circulation’ by the chief of American Heart Association, revealed that an experiment was conducted, and the participants in the experiment belong to the age group of 37 to 73 years. This experiment revealed that participants who follow healthy sleeping patterns are less likely at the risk of having a heart attack in comparison to the people with the habit of unhealthy sleep patterns.

Researchers believe that rising early in the morning, and getting at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep daily helps in establishing healthy sleep habits and it also boosts your metabolism. However poor sleep, getting distressed while sleeping, snoring, disturbed sleep patterns, waking up late at night, sleeping more than required are some of the characteristics of unhealthy sleeping patterns.

The report shows that about 26 million people are affected by heart attack or heart-related disorders. According to a new Tulane University study published in the American Heart Association’s journal circulation. Unhealthy lifestyles and unhealthy sleeping patterns are the major cause of all heart-related disorders. Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42% lower risk of heart failure regardless of other risk factors compared to adults with unhealthy sleep patterns.

Sleep behaviors were collected through touchscreen questionnaires. Sleep duration was defined into three groups: short, or less than 7 hours a day; recommended, or 7 to 8 hours a day; and prolonged, or 9 hours or more a day.  and it was found that participants with the healthiest sleep pattern had a 42% reduction in the risk of heart failure compared to people with an unhealthy sleep pattern.

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