Which of the following has been linked to a significant increase in the risk of a stroke?

Which of the following has been linked to a significant increase (45%) in the risk of a stroke?

  1. Sleeping on stomach
  2. Snoring
  3. Too much sleep
  4. Napping

Answer: Too much sleep

Almost everyone is aware of the health risks associated with getting too little sleep, right? Now a disturbing new study has found that too much sleep also has severe impact on our health.

According to this article:

After adjusting for age and sex, researchers found long sleeps (more than eight hours) were associated with a significant (45%) increase in the risk of stroke.

For more details and to find out the recommended amount of sleep view the original article here.