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  • Apr 06, 2023 01:00:00 PM
  • Dr Amar Singhal

The link between sleep and heart heatlh

Sleep is necessary for health and well-being, and it’s also closely related to heart health. Many studies tells that enough sleep is necessary for maintaining a healthy heart and lack of sleep can have negative effects on our heart health.

The main way of sleep that affects on heart health is thorough impact on cardiovascular system. When we sleep our body regulate blood pressure and heart rate, allowing our heart to recover from the stresses and tiredness of the day, when we don’t get enough sleep these process can disrupted which lead to higher blood pressure and this increase our heart rate and in increasing of heart rate increases the chance of heart diseases

Apart from heart health, sleep also play role in other factor which are important for body to stay healthy such as inflammation and glucose metabolism. Study have shown that lack of sleep can and chronic sleep deprivation can lead to increase level of inflammation in the body which is linked to many health problems such as heart disease. Sleep also regulate glucose metabolism, which is necessary for maintaining healthy blood sugar level in the body and reduce the risk of other disease from happening like diabetes, which can also increase the chance of heart disease.

Another way of sleep through which it affects heart health is effects on other factor of lifestyle which are linked to heart disease, such as exercise and diet. We are more likely to make poor food choices and to skip exercise when we don’t get enough sleep, both of which can increase the risk of heart disease.

In conclusion, the link between sleep and heart health is clear, enough sleep is must for the body to maintain a healthy heart and preventing chronic sleep deprivation which can affect your heart health. It’s important to prioritize sleep and make sure that you get enough quality sleep each night. This can include creating a relaxing bedtime routine, and avoid caffeine and alcohol before bed, and create a comfortable sleep environment.

If you are struggling with sleep, it’s important to talk to your doctor, as there may be some problem or underlying health conditions or some other lifestyle factors which are contributing to the problem of your sleep. By prioritizing sleep, you can protect your heart and promote overall health and well-being.



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