A study has found that people – women in particular – who have more periods of unconscious wakefulness also have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Photo: Shutterstock A study has found that people – women in particular – who have more periods of unconscious wakefulness also have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Photo: Shutterstock
A study has found that people – women in particular – who have more periods of unconscious wakefulness also have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Photo: Shutterstock
Disease

A bad night’s sleep is linked to higher risk of dying, in women especially, research shows

  • Women suffering from increased unconscious wakefulness (being awake without being aware of it) are at more risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
  • Factors such as stress, obesity and drinking can increase periods of wakefulness, say researchers – tackling these can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

Topic |   Disease
A study has found that people – women in particular – who have more periods of unconscious wakefulness also have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Photo: Shutterstock A study has found that people – women in particular – who have more periods of unconscious wakefulness also have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Photo: Shutterstock
A study has found that people – women in particular – who have more periods of unconscious wakefulness also have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Photo: Shutterstock
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