As per recent studies, even if you are sleeping on a regular basis during the week and are unable to do so during the weekends, you are risking your health big time.
-A mismatch between the body’s biological clock and the actual sleep pattern due to social activities is termed as social jetlag.
-A recent study suggested that people who experience a social jetlag are more likely to be diagnosed be a heart disease, feel fatigued and have mood swings.
-The study evaluated close to 1000 adults aged between 22 to 60 years. Sleep quality and sleep duration were amongst the commonly asked questions from the people under evaluation
-As per the study, for every hour of sleep that is shifted, the person is at 11% increased risk of being diagnosed with heart diseases. An hour of sleep shift was also found to be associated with 28% increased risk of poor health.
-The findings were presented at the Annual Meeting of Associated Professional Sleep Societies (Boston).
Source: UCLA Sleep Disorders Center