The type of people with the greatest potential health

American researchers from the University Carnegie Mellon shared in the journal “Archives of Internal Medicine” received information according to which the most strong health of different lovers to sleep longer. Those people that like to sleep, get sick on average five times less often, experts found.


4-year study by experts showed that the quality and length of sleep correlated with health outcomes. In particular, it was found that risers are sick on average five times less those who are more than 8 % of the time spends in bed awake. It was also found that sleeping less than 7 hours per night are three times more likely to develop a cold than those who sleep at least 8 hours.

“It is short and restless sleep, the more likely to get sick. Even minor sleep disorders increase the risk of exposure to infection,” stated the authors of the project.

In their experiments were attended by 153 participants, who did not have the early experiences health problems. The condition of the body was closely monitored, with separately recorded characteristics of sleep. At some point, the volunteers were purposefully inoculated virus. The ill people were analyzed the immune response.

It turned out that the best virus dealt a body of people who slept soundly, come had the habit of sleeping for long periods of time. Earlier in medical circles the opinion was expressed that people who sleep more than 7-8 hours, you risk to harm your health. Scientists said that during their investigation they found no evidence of this view.

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