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Study: Too much sleep could increase risk of heart attack, stroke and death

December 06, 2018 05:19 PM

The amount of time you sleep could affect your risk of cardiovascular disease and early death.

A new study shows people who slept more than six to eight hours a day had an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and death. That risk was highest for those who slept over 10 hours a day.

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Experts say this does not mean too much sleep causes cardiovascular disease.

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