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WATCH: How Sleep Can Heal Your Heart

Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living

We know that getting enough sleep is good for us -- the people who sleep seven to eight hours are the ones least likely to develop heart disease, diab...

Another Big Reason Why Women Should Get More Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Poor and insufficient sleep is associated with a range of cardiovascular problems, including high blood pressure, heart attack, and heart failure. A new study suggests that for women who already have heart disease, poor sleep may be particularly dangerous to their heart health.

Getting Enough Sleep Is Smart, Not Selfish

Nancy Brown | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Far too often, we see sleep as an enemy, robbing us of time that could be spent getting things done. Truth is, getting a decent night's sleep not only makes you more productive -- for women, it can be a step toward a longer, healthier life.

How Your Sleep Habits May Be Damaging Your Heart

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If someone said to you that your lifetime risk of a heart attack was close to 100 percent, you'd probably want to do everything you could to either prevent that fate or delay it by as long as possible, right?