Ideal adult bedtime each night is 7 to 8 hours per day. This is not just useful to your fitness in the mornings only, but the lack of long-term sleep problems can improve your health.
The following 6 health problems that may occur due to lack of sleep, as reported by the prevention, Monday (7/16/2012):
1. Cardiovascular Disease
Adequate sleep is important for your heart health. Published in the journal Sleep in 2010, noted that lack of sleep can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease or heart disease.
Researchers at West Virginia University School of Medicine reviewed the data from 30 397 people who participated in the study conducted by the National Health Interview in 2005. Based on such review, it is known that people who have sleep less than 7 hours per night increased risk of heart disease.
Even women under age 60 who only slept 5 hours or less at night, have a 2-fold risk of developing heart disease.
According to a study published in the journal Diabetes in 2011, researchers from the University of Chicago and Northwestern University found that when patients with type 2 diabetes do not have sufficient hours of sleep at night, will increase in blood glucose levels up to 9 percent.
In addition, lack of sleep can also increase insulin levels by 30 percent and increased insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes by 43 percent.
3. Breast Cancer
Researchers from Tohuku University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan conducted a study of 24,000 women aged 40 to 79 years and found that participants who had sleep less than 6 hours per night have a 62 percent risk of breast cancer greater than those that sleep up to 9 hours every night.
4. Bladder problems in
In a meeting organized by the American Urological Association in 2011, researchers from the New England Research Institute stated that the lack of hours of sleep at night increases the risk of health problems in the bladder.
The study was conducted on 4145 men and women and the researchers found that people who have sleep less than 5 hours each night and that has been happening for 5 years increases the risk of nocturia by 80 to 90 percent.
Kesehtan nocturia is a condition in which a person up at night to urinate, or if you can not wet the bed when sleeping. The researchers stated that lack of sleep can cause inflammation, which in turn can cause problems in the bladder.
In a study of 1240 people in the year by researchers from Case Western University, found that people who sleep less than 6 hours in the evening risk of developing colorectal polyps that can become cancer by 47 percent compared to people who have enough hours of sleep.
A study conducted for 10 years to 16,000 people by researchers at Copenhagen University link between lack of sleep with increased risk of death.
It turned out that people under the age of 45 years who did not have enough hours of sleep each night have twice the risk of death compared to people who have enough hours of sleep. This happens because of the bad effects of the lack of hours of sleep a night for one’s health.