Lack of Sleep Greatly Increases Stroke Risk in Healthy Adults

All you overworked and tired men and women out there should heed this warning about getting a good night’s sleep. A new study shows that getting less than six hours of sleep increases the risk of stroke.

Medicaldaily.com: BY CHARLES POLADIAN | JUNE 11, 2012

All you overworked and tired men and women out there should heed this warning about getting a good night’s sleep. A new study shows that getting less than six hours of sleep increases the risk of stroke.

Getting a poor night’s sleep is affecting not the overweight or a certain group of men or women. Getting less sleep is significantly increasing the risk of stroke for normal-weight adults. Sleep is something most people have control over and making the extra effort to get an extra hour of shut eye may go a long way to reducing your stroke risk.Read more