Afternoon naps may boost heart health
Posted February 15, 2007on:
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.
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