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-- -- second this weekend you know little -- folks an extra hour of sleep don't you -- this fall back remember.
In an extra hour in the fall but this out.
You see -- researchers have looked at -- one year's worth of records and they've found in the number of heart attacks.
Actually the -- of heart attacks -- dips.
The Monday after the clocks are set back joining us now the director Johns Hopkins center for surgical outcomes.
Researches it doctor Marty -- carried after what we've been having here.
I must tell me you -- this study is a good study it if it makes sense the way that it was done and whether -- think there's anything to listen and -- You know I think it's a great study Sweden has an amazing health care system because they tracked every single patient.
In a national system and what they were able to do is actually look at heart attack rates after the daylight savings time change.
In this spring compared to other days in the spring and the same for the fall and what they found is that there's a lot of benefit to sleep.
Known to -- I mean you know it just makes Stockton -- you know basically if you -- it's it's almost sad -- -- he doesn't -- one more hour of sleep.
You know that might be all a lot of people -- -- you know here in there to sort of catch up right now just -- ourselves ragged.
Yeah who doesn't feel like a million bucks after an extra hour of sleep but you know medically it makes sense your -- sugars are more controlled.
Your anxiety levels are lower and we know heart attacks are related to exhaustion and exhaustion related activities 40% of the time.
Now Americans have been getting an hour and a half less of sleep on average over the last -- down from nine to seven point five so we're just starting to understand the importance of good night's rest.
You know what that really makes me thinking we hear so much about diet is so much about exercise.
But really NATO we -- sort of a national campaign to encourage people to that sleep is really just as important to your well being.
If not more so and then exercise or diet mean and -- up only when it makes of some mornings when you're supposed religion is as you know I just need another fifteen minutes of sleep.
It we're just starting to understand has Harvard been a huge study looked at people who had less than six hours of sleep -- night and at higher rates of colon cancer breast cancer.
Heart disease and diabetes so we're just starting and now understand this issue I -- it's not quite -- -- exercise.
-- thought probably it's stopping cigarette smoking and maintaining normal weight are the most important it just -- disease but sleep is very important.
Hey look at that actor Jamie that get -- I don't -- yeah yeah.
Everybody right I'm OK -- -- -- to stay up late party alliance lead.
-- to be thinking we have in isn't alone and then we.
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