February 13, 2007

Afternoon naps may boost heart health

Well then, I'm gonna live to be 1000.


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.

Posted by jackhodgson at February 13, 2007 11:59 AM