Life is busy, but finding time to rest is critical to your long-term heart health. Without goodquality sleep, you face the risk of increased blood pressure and increased cravings for high-fat foods, both of which place a strain on your heart.
“When you sleep, your blood pressure and your heart rate go down. It’s like you put your body inairplane mode.”Cardiologist David E. Montgomery explains why getting enough sleep is one of the most important– and simplest – steps to a healthier heart:
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