(Baptist Health) – Getting a full night’s sleep doesn’t just feel amazing. It does amazing things for your heart.
In a study published in the journal Circulation, adults who routinely got high-quality sleep had a 42% lower risk of developing heart failure over the next 10 years.
Which sleep patterns made a positive difference? The heart-healthiest sleepers:
- Got 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night.
- Were early birds (morning risers).
- Rarely had insomnia.
- Didn’t snore.
- Didn’t experience much daytime