Sleep deprivation and the cardiovascular system

Ivan Cundrle, Andrew D. Calvin, Virend Somers

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3 Scopus citations


With increasing demands on productivity in modern society, lack of sleep is increasingly prevalent. People are now sleeping on average only 6.8 h a day, which is 1.5 h less than a century ago. There is emerging evidence that lack of sleep may contribute importantly to cardiac and vascular dysfunction and disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSleep Deprivation and Disease: Effects on the Body, Brain and Behavior
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781461490876, 1461490863, 9781461490869
StatePublished - Aug 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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