Short sleep is associated with higher prevalence and increased predicted risk of cardiovascular diseases in an Iranian population: Fasa PERSIAN Cohort Study

It can be said that short sleep is related to higher prevalence and increased risk of cardiovascular diseases in the Iranian population.

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. One of the common factors that may affect cardiovascular disease risk factors is sleep disorder. Factors affecting a person’s sleep may be different in different cultures. In this research, which was conducted on more than 10,000 residents of the Shasheda region of Fasa. The results showed that people who sleep less than 6 hours have a higher prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, including heart attacks and high blood pressure, than people who sleep 7-8 hours a day. Also, the researchers of this study stated that after calculating the 10-year cardiovascular risk of people, it was observed that people who sleep less than 6 hours have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases in the next 10 years than people who sleep 7-8 hours.

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