Hit the sack for heart health

The next time you’re considering an all-night Netflix binge, take this to heart: Numerous heart-related health risks are linked to sleep deprivation, including weight gain, insulin resistance, Type 2 indicates that when you go to bed is just as important as the amount of sleep you get and that consistency is key: Study volunteers with irregular bedtimes had higher body mass index, blood sugar and blood pressure, and they were more likely to have a heart attack or stroke in the following decade than individuals who maintained regular sleeping patterns.

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