A midday nap could be bad for your health, say researchers

A daily nap could raise blood pressure by up to a fifth

LAST UPDATED: 2 Jun, 2016 @ 21:23
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Naptime declared for 2 pm to 5 pm
Naptime declared for 2 pm to 5 pm

SPANIARDS may have to get used to staying awake for the entire day.

Researchers have discovered that taking a midday siesta is not as good for you as previously thought.

In fact, it could raise blood pressure by up to a fifth.

Data from over 110,000 participants in Minnesota, USA, found that those stealing forty winks in the middle of the day were up to 19% more likely to suffer with high blood pressure.

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