Family Health: Lack of sleep can lead to heart issues, study suggests


(Fox NewsEdge)- Poor sleeping habits can put your heart at risk.

A five-year study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology stresses the importance of good sleeping habits.

Researchers find a lack of a solid sleep schedule doubles the risk of heart disease in older adults.

The study suggests getting regular sleep can prevent heart disease in the same way as physical activity and a healthy diet.

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