Long sleep harmful for health
Do you like to spend some days longer in bed and sleep? It turns out that it is harmful to health. Spanish experts have found another good reason to not sleep more than 8 hours a day.
During the tests, scientists monitored the health and lifestyle of more than 3000 patients aged 65 years and older for 3 years. Patients described in detail his daily routine.
Studies have shown that people who like to sleep longer in the morning and prefer to take a nap at lunch time, 2 times more likely to suffer dementia in old age. The reason for this phenomenon remains unclear.
Some experts believe that the habit of long sleep could be caused by depression, which may provoke the development of dementia.
In addition, recent research has linked the development of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and hypertension in those people who sleep more than 8-9 hours a day.