4 serious health problems linked to lack of sleep
Dr. David Samadi weighs in
- Duration 2:46
- Date Feb 19, 2013
Dr. David Samadi weighs in
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-- how many hours of sleep did you get last night if it's anything less -- seven or eight.
-- -- less chances are you're at risk for greater risk for cancer disease or even death.
But to -- money from the fox medical -- team is here to explain how -- lack of sleep is destroying America's health doctor public health issues but.
Tell us we said seven or eight -- you say may be a little bit less is okay what's what's optimal.
I think ideally six to seven hours is what you need and and then the importance of -- is because you really need to get into the deep sleep or the Rem sleep.
Eric that's -- but basically all of all of the things that you've done during the day.
While you're sleeping you're going to repair the body's gonna repairing clean up all the information all the things that you've -- do today.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- If you're getting up every two hours that doesn't count all right so if you're like us those those we get five hours sleep more happy about it you were at risk for certain diseases -- this -- -- the first -- cardiovascular the big -- really cardiovascular disease or heart disease and there are a lot of says he's showing that if you're getting less than six hours of sleep.
You increase your risk of heart attack.
Doubled its twice and the reason is because if you get the blood test for a lot of -- that don't get enough sleep -- C reactive protein.
C reactive protein which is -- indication for the information.
Information -- heart disease and stroke is off so this is really important.
Over the years we've talked about diet we've talked about -- size and eating healthy stuff sleet is very important -- hard copies.
-- -- -- -- Now if you have diabetes.
And you're not getting enough sleep.
York is so he's going to be resistance is so there's obviously he's gonna clear -- -- -- new blood.
If you're not getting enough sleep now it is so -- is -- -- be resistant and you should up that glucose and it's very difficult for doctors and take care if you if you have diabetes and another big one and how -- they won the Mac -- of -- mortality well you know what all of this adds up and I don't want to scare people but this is really really important you don't get enough -- -- -- risk of diabetes.
Heart disease stroke goes up all of that means the risk of death now there's there's -- study from -- -- 45 year old or less getting five hours of sleep you double the risk of mortality twice a -- big -- issue a lot of people is.
Go to sleep at the same time wake up the same time have a system and make -- you get at least six to seven very quickly got to go but up what I kids a lot of people say kids -- ten hours tonight is that -- not necessarily the more man hours of -- -- better I think the same thing that goes for kids six to seven hours -- -- family.
Start to what you know we use a lot of these ipads and computers we don't get -- sleep.
We have another session all the tips about how to get letters -- next time all right doctor good good information thank you very good this year on either --