Sleep deprivation and the cardiovascular system

Ivan Cundrle, Andrew D. Calvin, Virend Somers

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Abstract

With increasing demands on productivity in modern society, lack of sleep is increasingly prevalent. People are now sleeping on average only 6.8 h a day, which is 1.5 h less than a century ago. There is emerging evidence that lack of sleep may contribute importantly to cardiac and vascular dysfunction and disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSleep Deprivation and Disease: Effects on the Body, Brain and Behavior
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages131-147
Number of pages17
Volume9781461490876
ISBN (Print)9781461490876, 1461490863, 9781461490869
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Cundrle, I., Calvin, A. D., & Somers, V. (2013). Sleep deprivation and the cardiovascular system. In Sleep Deprivation and Disease: Effects on the Body, Brain and Behavior (Vol. 9781461490876, pp. 131-147). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9087-6_11