short sleep


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Synonyms for short sleep

sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)

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(https://www.zmescience.com/research/genetic-mutation-explains-why-some-people-need-to-sleep-fewer-hours/) Researchers at the University of California (UC) found a mutation in a gene called "ADRB1" contributes to short sleep.
It builds on a pivotal revelation 10 years ago that delivered the first evidence that natural short sleep is, in some cases, genetic.
In an analysis adjusted for numerous known cardiovascular risk factors, the Greek investigators found that short sleep duration as denned by a self-reported average of less than 6 hours per night was independently associated with a statistically significant and clinically meaningful 11% increase in the risk of diagnosis of fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular disease, compared with individuals who averaged 6-8 hours nightly.
Among black participants, there was a correlation between short sleep duration and reduced stroke risk (hazard ratio, 0.49), especially for black men (hazard ratio, 0.21); among white men, there was a significant correlation between long sleep duration and increased risk for stroke (hazard ratio, 1.71).
"For people with busy lives, sleeping may feel like a waste of time but our study suggests that short sleep could be linked with future cardiovascular disease," said Moa Bengtsson, author of the study which was recently presented at a meeting in Germany.
'For people with busy lives, sleeping may feel like a waste of time but our study suggests that short sleep could be linked with future cardiovascular disease, ' said Moa Bengtsson, author of the study which was recently presented at a meeting in Germany.
Background: It is known that short sleep duration adversely affects children's behavior and physical development.
The results showed improvements in sleep quality, and increased sleep duration in the population treated with 25(OH)D supplements.2 Another recent study conducted on 657 participants in Sao Paulo, Brazil highlighted the association of 25(OH)D deficiency with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) where polysomnography revealed an association of OSA and short sleep duration with the risk of serum 25(OH)D deficiency in 59.5% participants >50 years.1
ISLAMABAD -- 'Short sleep during both weekdays and weekends are associated with increased mortality.
CDC analyzed data from the 2015 national, state, and large urban school district Youth Risk Behavior Surveys (YRBSs) to determine the prevalence of short sleep duration (<9 hours for children aged 6-12 years and <8 hours for teens aged 13-18 years) on school nights among middle school and high school students in the United States.
Over the past decade, short sleep duration is increasingly being found as a risk factor for weight gain and obesity by reducing physical activity, [12,13] and increasing caloric intake.
The take-home message: Short sleep duration may increase the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome.
"When they had normal sleep, they ate another 600 calories of snacks, but when they were experiencing short sleep, they ate another 1,000 calories," says Hanlon.