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: Less than five hours can promote multimorbidity

So that the body can recover, sufficient sleep is important. A study shows what happens when you sleep regularly less than five hours.

Frankfurt - If you have a restless or even sleepless night, you know the feeling that the next morning you feel energy -free, tired and quickly irritable. The ability to concentrate also decreases. Sufficient sleep is extremely important for health, it not only offers relaxation for the body, but also ensures mental and emotional well -being.

Occasional sleep problems can be compensated for by relaxing nights. On the other hand, too little sleep can cause serious health problems.

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Study: So too little sleep affects health from

This confirmed a joint study by the University of Paris Cité and the University College in London. For the long -term examination in a period of 25 years, the sleeping time of more than 7,000 participants between 50 and 70 years was measured. Between 1985 and 2016, the test was given: six times information about their sleeping time.

The research team around Severine Sabia examined the duration of sleep, mortality and multimorbidity in this context. The appearance of two or more chronic diseases is defined under multimorbidity, including diabetes, cancer, heart disease, depression, dementia and Parkinson's.

Less than 5 Functions: Higher risk of chronic diseases

The result suggests: Those who get less sleep permanently have a higher risk of chronic diseases. Compared to seven hours of sleep, participants who slept less than five hours had a 30 percent higher risk of suffering from several serious illnesses.

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Especially with increasing age, disturbed sleep can harm health. The risk of multiple illnesses with less than five hours of sleep increases to 32 percent at the age of 60, and 40 percent aged 70 years. A permanently short sleep time was "consistently associated with an increased risk of multimorbidity, regardless of whether sleep was measured in medium or late age," said the research report. Seven to eight hours of sleep are therefore recommended. Sleep can be significantly improved with natural aids.

  Schlafen: Weniger als fünf Stunden kann Multimorbidität fördern © provided by FR Photo © Oleksandr Latkun/Imago

A study by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston also confirmed health problems with sleep deficits. A 39-day study with a subject: Inside in the sleep laboratory, there was an increased risk of diabetes. "The combination of lack of sleep and disturbance of the daily rhythm led to impaired insulin release," summarized the researchers. (KAS)

Note from the editor: The information mentioned in this article does not replace the walk to a doctor. Only experts can create the right diagnosis and initiate suitable therapy. Taking medication or nutritional supplements should be discussed with a doctor beforehand.

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