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Insomnia Tied to Greater Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke | Psych Central News
 

Insomnia Tied to Greater Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke | Psych Central News

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New research has found a link between insomnia and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. "Sleep is important for biological recovery and takes around a third of our lifetime, but in modern society more and more people complain of insomnia," said first author Qiao He, a graduate student at China Medical University in Shenyang, China. "For example, it is reported that approximately one-third of the general population in Germany has suffered from insomnia symptoms." "Researchers have found associations between insomnia and poor health outcomes," she continued. "But the links between insomnia and heart disease or stroke have been inconsistent." The meta-analysis assessed the association between insomnia symptoms and incidence or death from cardiovascular disease (acute myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, heart failure), stroke, or a combination of events. Insomnia symptoms included difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, early morning awakening, and
 
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2 Apr 2017 - General
 
Low levels of magnesium are directly linked to poor sleep, and there are hundreds of studies that have proven the link between low magnesium levels and heart attack, circulation disorders and strokes. Our glorious mainstream medical industrial complex uses a serum test for magnesium levels that is deliberately or negligently inaccurate, leading to vast numbers of people dying from magnesium deficiency induced disease.You can pay for a red blood cell test which is accurate and relatively cheap. D...
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I agree Madhubabu kaaja that insomnia is an overlooked medical condition as it is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. The study did not mention factors causing insomnia but significant stressors in life could be a major cause amongst those who cannot maintain or initiate sleep. Advising patients on sleep hygiene is very important to eliminate a modifiable risk factor of ...
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