Question: If I don't sleep well, can I suffer cardiovascular problems in the future? Pere (Mahó).
Answer: Adequate night rest is an important component of healthy lifestyle habits. Most people sleep 7 to 8 hours a day a day. It is true that some published studies link both excess sleep (more than 9 hours) and default sleep (less than 5 hours) with an increased risk of coronary heart disease. Since this association has not been found in animal studies, it is believed that it may be due to the fact that those who sleep too much or too little may have other associated factors that predispose them to coronary heart disease.