The most optimal for health scientists believe sleep duration of 7-8 hours per day.The long sleep has a negative impact on health – appears in the newspaper the Daily Telegraph the experts from Kolskogo University in the UK. Scientists said that such sleep increases the risk of death from the effects of pathologies of the cardiovascular properties, according to the Chronicle writes.info with reference on healthinfo.
According to the results of their experiment involving 3 million people, the people who tend to sleep 10 hours a night are 30% more likely to die at an earlier age compared to sleeping in average 7 hours. Such a long sleep have been associated with a very high probability of suffering from a stroke, coronary heart disease and other vascular disorders.
Scientific experts believe that patients who sleep 8 hours or more should get checked out by cardiologists. Among these patients, according to them, the frequently observed obstructive sleep apnea associated with stops breathing during sleep.
The researchers have reason to believe that prolonged exposure to the supine position leads to a weakening of the muscles, pain in back and joints, as well as changes in biological rhythms that affect the whole body. In addition, abnormal sleep affects the brain’s ability to produce special chemicals serotonin and dopamine, and thus cause depression.
The most optimal for health scientists believe sleep duration of 7-8 hours per day.