Sleep Duration and Quality Impact on Lifestyle Behaviors and Cardiometabolic Health
Published: September 19, 2016
- 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.
- Commentary: Sleep as a Pillar of Cardiometabolic Health by Orfeu M. Buxton, PhD and Kelly Ness, BA
- Top Things to Know: Sleep Duration and Quality Impact on Lifestyle Behaviors and Cardiometabolic Health
- AHA News: Sleep important to heart, brain health
- News Release: Sleep disorders may influence heart disease risk factors