A nap in the afternoon is beneficial for controlling blood pressure
A nap in the afternoon is beneficial for controlling blood pressure A short nap in the afternoon is a Sunnah of the Prophet and this habit can also be helpful in preventing diseases like blood pressure.
This was revealed in a medical study in Greece. Research from Scapane General Hospital found that people who are accustomed to taking a nap are more likely to have stable blood pressure levels then those who do not sleep in the afternoon.
Research has found that an hour’s sleep in the afternoon helps keep blood pressure at a healthy level that patients need to take medication to achieve. According to research, if a person makes it a habit to sleep for some time in the afternoon, it can help in controlling the disease of high blood pressure.
The researchers said that taking a nap is a method that can be easily adopted and there is no cost involved. The study looked at 212 men and women with an average age of 62. However, the researchers said that in addition to taking a nap, patients with high blood pressure should also pay attention to other lifestyle changes.
For example, adding salt to your diet, maintaining a healthy weight and regular physical activity can help keep your blood pressure under control. The results of this study will be presented at the annual conference of the American College of Cardiology.
Earlier, a German medical study found that a 45-minute nap or nap in the afternoon helps keep information stored in the mind and recall it. Research has shown that brain activity during sleep is important for storing new information, and a 45-minute nap improves memory up to five times.
He added that getting some sleep during the day can be a key to success in the learning process. Another 2017 study found that habit also helps prevent brain aging. Research has shown that sleeping for an hour in the afternoon is beneficial for the brain, but this period should not be more or less, otherwise, it is not beneficial.
According to research, people who are accustomed to sleeping for an hour in the afternoon are better able to do memory, various math questions, and other things. The researchers said that with age, brain function begins to decline, but sleeping in the afternoon helps maintain these functions, while also reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s or other diseases.
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