It is said that getting good sleep is beneficial for health. Adequate sleep helps in keeping your mind fit and healthy. However, insufficient or excessive sleep can make you ill. According to research, sleeping more can be fatal for you, because sleeping day and night increases the risk of stroke, which can lead to death later.

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Today in this article you will know how lack of sleep can cause a stroke -

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  1. What does the research say?
  2. How was the research done?
  3. High risk of stroke in such people
  4. Expert opinion
  5. Takeaway
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According to research published in the Journal of Neurology, 15 million people suffer a stroke every year worldwide. Of these, about 6 million people die, while 5 million are forced to live with a disability.

Only in America more than 7 lakh 95 thousand people get stroke every year.

However, there is a long list of traditional risk factors for stroke, which include many lifestyle factors. It also includes smoking and serious conditions like diabetes.

According to the latest research, researchers are considering sleep duration as a possible risk factor for stroke, as some studies have found that too much or too little sleep can increase the risk of cardiovascular problems, including stroke.

According to these findings, regular sleep deprivation and sleeping more than 7 hours each night significantly increase the risk of stroke.

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Dr. Xiaomin Zhang of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China, and his team gathered data from 31,750 people in the country for the study. The average age of the people involved in the study was 62 years, and none of them were found to have a stroke or any other serious problems at the beginning of the study.

This clinical research of researchers lasted for about 6 years, in which people were asked questions about their sleep patterns and sleeping habits (such as taking naps).

Researchers found that 8 percent of people in the study had naps longer than 90 minutes, and 24 percent reported sleeping at least 9 hours a night.

During the research, symptoms of stroke were found in about 1,557 participants. People who slept more than 9 hours per night were found to have a 23 percent higher risk of stroke, compared to those who slept for about 7 to 8 hours each night.

The researchers found that those who got less than 7 hours or 8 to 9 hours had a higher risk of stroke than those who got 7 to 8 hours of sleep.

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Researchers found that those who napped for 90 minutes a day, even after sleeping for 9 hours, had an 85 percent higher risk of stroke than those who slept 7-8 hours.

Sleep quality plays a role in overall health, as people with poor sleep habits had a 29 percent higher risk of stroke, compared to those who were getting good sleep.

Research results show that the main reasons for poor sleep habits may be hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes, and smoking.

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According to Dr. Xiaomin Zhang, more research is needed to understand whether longer naps and longer night sleep can increase the risk of stroke, but previous studies have shown that longer naps and longer naps are associated with a higher risk of stroke. People who sleep have adverse changes in their cholesterol levels, which are stroke risk factors.

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Getting less sleep can not only lead to stroke but can also lead to other health problems. Due to lack of sleep, heart disease and insomnia can also be faced. Therefore, it is necessary to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep every night.

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