Monday, August 29, 2011

Poor Sleep May Raise Blood Pressure

Not getting enough deep sleep may raise your blood pressure.
A new study shows men who got the least deep sleep were 80% more likely to develop high blood pressure than those who got the most.
Researchers determined how much deep sleep the men got by measuring the speed of their brain waves. People with poor-quality sleep spend a lot of time in "slow wave" sleep.
It's the first study to show that poor sleep quality independently raises the risk of high blood pressure, regardless of sleep duration or other sleep issues.

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