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Turning your clock back could be good for your heart health

springshine

Swedish researchers reviewed 20 years of records and saw that fewer heart attacks occurred on the Monday following the weekend when clocks were set back. They theorize the extra hour of sleep accounts for the decline.

Shared by springshine on 10/30/08
springshine

I think the part I left out was that more people have heart attacks on Mondays ... something about the stress of having to face another agonizing week at the office, I guess.

Kiki76

Interesting. Fewer than on any other Monday?

  • By Kiki76
  • on 10/31/08 12:34 AM EST