6 Bad Risks that Happen Because Sleep Too Much

6 Bad Risks that Happen Because Sleep Too Much


Doctors agree, Quality sleep is crucial for your health. Not only do you need it to stay focused, but it helps your body recharge, lower your risk of everything from obesity, and other diseases. But what if your sleep is too much?
Professor of sleep medicine at Harvard University reveal that individuals who sleep more than 10 hours per day generally have worse health profiles than those who sleep 7 to 8 hours.  

Sleep too much can also cause disease. Here are a few of the risks you might face if you regularly overdo it.

1. You're at Higher Risk of Heart Disease
Sleep more than 8 hours a night as well as sleepless. If this continously happen to you, that would increases your chances of dying from it by 34%. According to the research of Norwegian University of Science and Technology, womens are more prone to sleeping longer than men, which puts them at the highest risk of developing heart problems.

2. Higher Obesity Risk
Many studies show that people who don't sleep enough tend to be heavier. But, this risk could happen to them who sleep too much. One theory is that too much sleep translates to too little exercise and the metabolism goes slower. The more you sleep, the less you move, and the fewer calories you burn off.

3. May Develop Diabetes
Too much sleep can raise your blood sugar levels. High blood glucose can increase your risk of getting type 2 diabetes. Experts guessed, being more sedentary and overweightis likely what's driving this risk factor.

4. Brain Gets Fuzzier
Can't concentrate? Blame your time between the sheets. Chronic long sleeping can age your brain by as much as 2 years and make it difficult to perform everyday tasks, according to research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

5. You're at Risk of Dying Early
Sounds scary, but true. Large-scale epidemiologic studies have shown that people who sleep longer are more likely to die prematurely. No one knows exactly why, but inflammation probably plays an important role.

6. Mood Can Suffer
Depression and sleep go hand in hand, but it's a chicken-and-egg situation. Studies have shown that people with certain types of depression sleep longer. And longer sleep can make depression worse.

It's important to note that not everyone who gets too much sleep and feels lousy is clinically depressed.