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Sleep More to Lower Your Blood Pressure

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Hi, I'm Dr. Raj with a quick tip for improving your blood pressure and it couldn't be any easier. Move the alarm clock on your bedside clock ahead by one hour. So instead of going off at say 6 AM it goes off at 7. Research shows that just one additional hour of sleep maybe be all you need to reduce high blood pressure risk.

In fact every additional hour of sleep you lose increases your risk of high blood pressure by 37%. According to a study of middle aged adults. Now unfortunately most people are loosing ground when it comes to getting adequate shut eye. In this five year study over 40% of the participants got fewer than six hours of sleep per night.

Only 1% averaged eight or more hours. That lack of sleep doesn't just leave your eyes blurry and your head cloudy, it puts all your body systems into a state of disarray. Snooze your way to better health starting tonight and get more smart tips right here.