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Savill P. Adequate sleep may help lower CVD risk.Practitioner 2013; 257 (1765):10

Adequate sleep may help lower CVD risk

23 Oct 2013Pais-up subscribers

Sleeping for seven or more hours a night may reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD), a Dutch study has found. Getting sufficient sleep and adherence to four traditional healthy lifestyle factors were all associated with a fall in risk. When sufficient sleep was added to these factors, the risk of CVD was further reduced.

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