It’s extremely healthy, pleasurable and refreshing if done in moderation.
But overdo it and it can cause row of serious health issues. One of them, according to a new study from Japan, is Type 2 Diabetes.
If you suffer this disease, you must cut down on this healthy thing immediately.
It has become common for medical experts to recommend afternoon naps, especially for people who sleep for seven hours or less during the night.
The scientists revealed an interesting research at a recent meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Munich. They suggested that long afternoon naps might increase your risk of contracting type 2 diabetes.
To reach this conclusion, they examined 21 previously published studies with a total of 300,000 Asian and European participants.
They discovered that people who napped for more than one hour in the afternoon were 45 Percent more likely to develop diabetes than those who took shorter naps or did not nap at all.
The risk disappeared for participants whose nap lasted less than an hour.
This is actually inline with other studies suggesting that taking a 20-30 minutes afternoon naps is extremely healthy but anything more than that erases the health benefits and even becomes harmful.
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