The Length and Quality of Your Sleep May Affect Your Heart

Sleep is so important that it's now considered a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.


As a Cleveland Clinic Heart Advisor reader, you should be familiar with the metrics used to measure cardiovascular (CV) health: blood pressure, blood sugar, blood lipids, body weight, smoking, diet and physical activity. Since 2010 these have been known as “Life’s Simple 7.”

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