According to healthline Our bodies can't function properly without the restorative benefits of sleep. If you're the type to regularly cut back on sleep, you should be aware that doing so carries some risks. Here, we'll take a look at how sleep affects high blood pressure and how many hours you should consistently get each night.
This article follows a CDC paper that discusses the effects of sleep on blood pressure and the recommended minimum amount of sleep for people who already have hypertension. Leave yourself here for a time and take in this content while you pick up some new knowledge.
Is There a Correlation Between Sleep Duration and Hypertension?
Sleep has been shown to be an important factor in the control of blood pressure. Actually, not getting enough sleep can cause you to have a mild increase in blood pressure, which can progress to a severe increase with continued sleep deprivation. It's important for your health that you prioritize sleep whenever you can.
The topic of how much sleep hypertensive patients usually need is now at hand. Sleep durations of less than 6 hours each night are generally recognized by researchers as potentially contributing to a mild elevation in blood pressure. It is recommended that adults need between seven and eight hours of sleep per night to maintain a healthy blood pressure and optimal functioning.
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