• Fragmented sleeping, low sleep time raise atherosclerosis risk

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Elevated risk for subclinical multiterritory atherosclerosis occurred in patients with short sleep time or fragmented sleeping, according to findings in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
    The researchers sought to evaluate the association of actigraphy-measured sleep parameters with subclinical atherosclerosis in an asymptomatic middle-aged population. Interactions among sleep, conventional risk factors, psychosocial factors, dietary habits and inflammation were also studied.
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