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Medical -- team time now this question for how many hours it's -- it's.
Did you get last night -- new study says six or less could put you at a much higher risk for stroke.
We're joined right now by doctor Davis and body he's well rested and he's a member of our medical aid team up what's going -- the sleep -- we just stumbled -- -- this.
By god my seven out of this -- best.
Says look this is really important because for years we've talked about Latin you know don't don't smoke -- eat healthy be treated -- -- But now where -- started couldn't understand this whole speech pattern that you really need to get at least seven hours of sleep -- -- -- you going to.
Get a whole bunch of the high blood pressure risk of stroke -- a -- this is a great study they looked at about 5000 participants follow them for about.
Three years -- what they found was that even if you're healthy and you're not eating any meat Goran you of those things you exercised.
If you don't get enough sleep.
If you get less than six hours decrease the risk of your stroke went for fall and this is really really significantly it's -- seriously because it -- your -- let me ask you this -- -- -- to batteries what it does it changes your whole whole -- stuff I want to -- thing.
Is recorded a level not quarters or is your stress hormone and -- don't speak enough to -- of goes up effects of vessels.
And -- you form those plaques that we've spoken in the past you should of one of those plaques in the brain that's the stroke on it is you know.
-- -- I mean I know you can be tested in your body for cortisol levels yes you can you can find out that look that dressers stress hormone.
But what can you do then to lower can you take a medication you just have to let me stress -- -- the law now don't you wanna do that.
Want to keep you cores or new normal level not to go up if you don't sleeping all of -- corners a level is up so you can get a blood tests and you can check that.
Look we know also from a lot of people that have sleep apnea the ones that should be sleep waiting for 78 hours.
But they don't get quality -- so it's not just the numbers when missiles of the quality of your -- If they keep going in and out of sleep and they don't -- always tired they're -- a level is up.
And 60% of people that have stroke also have sleep apnea so you want to make sure that you have a very comfortable bedroom that you're not on TV and computers right before you go to sleep.
You don't want a war can Gretchen right before you go to bed because -- -- -- the you don't get you know -- -- give yourself at least seven hours of sleep that's as important as.
Not smoking eating healthy and exercise and this is really really important it's hard for because we do -- -- it's hard pressed to get seven hours.
Straight through but what if you sleep six hours tonight and during the day take a one hour now for a total of seven.
-- you know what you can -- of the numbers at any seven.
You know I had this it probably also because I get up every day at five and I start my surgery at seven so it's really hard.
What have done is I've basically like around 10 o'clock.
That's it doesn't matter how many emails -- which -- I have.
I got to go to bed at 10 o'clock -- just going to work with.
-- it is -- really have to give yourself enough time.
But this is really great study that came out and anything that you guys have to pay attention to because -- -- your hours are really reluctant.
Seven hours of sleep all right doctor David's body -- you guys -- don't know at this such a depth chart this couch they felt like a minute lag from a stroke Dicky Dicky aren't.
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