What healthy habit can harm heart?

September 19, 2022  21:38

The cumulative effects of sleep loss can be detrimental to health. 

Experts recommend drinking more water mid-morning or mid-afternoon, otherwise heart problems can occur. 

Drinking water during the day helps avoid dehydration, but this healthy habit can be dangerous to your health if you drink water late at night. 

The result is frequent trips to the bathroom, and as a consequence, a disturbance of the sleep cycle, as a consequence of which the body begins to suffer from long-term hormonal fluctuations, dangerous for the heart and fraught with the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes. 

These problems occur more often in people who get less than seven hours of sleep a night.

Oleg Varfolomeyev, a cardiologist, told the portal "MedicForum" that it is recommended to drink from 300 to 500 ml of fluid 2-3 hours before going to bed. 

He explained that at night, kidney function slows down, and urine is not processed as quickly as during the day. Moreover, as we age, aging kidneys can no longer concentrate urine in the same way, so the bladder fills up with diluted urine more quickly and can cause sleep disturbances more often.

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