Sleep Duration and Quality Impact on Lifestyle Behaviors and Cardiometabolic Health

Published: September 19, 2016

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  • Both short and long duration sleep and sleep disorders, such as sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and insomnia, are associated with adverse cardiometabolic risk profiles and outcomes.
  • Sleep restriction has a negative impact on energy balance, but it is less clear whether treating sleep disorders has a positive impact on obesity risk.
  • Treating those sleep disorders may provide clinical benefits, particularly for blood pressure.