Afternoon naps may boost heart health

Posted on: February 15, 2007

The next health trend might come out of nursery school instead of the gym: A study of nearly 24,000 people found that those who regularly took midday naps were nearly 40% less likely to die from heart disease than non-nappers.

Researchers suggest that siestas might protect the heart by lowering levels of stress hormones.

Read rest of the story on New Scientist website.

1 Response to "Afternoon naps may boost heart health"

I am trying to convince my GP a ‘Granny-nap Room’ would be most beneficial for his patients!!

However, would a miday nap be congenial with globalisation??

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