29 Jul 2022

New research says napping is bad for your health

From Afternoons, 1:15 pm on 29 July 2022

New research on a large scale has concluded that napping may in fact be bad for your health!

Study on the participants in the survey who typically got a bit of shut eye during the day were found to be 12 percent more likely to develop high blood pressure and 24 percent more likely to have a stroke compared with non-nappers.

Adding to the bad news - it also found the younger the napper the risks increased!

Sleep specialist Dr. Raj Dasgupta, an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California joins Jesse to talk about the research.

Dr Raj Dasgupta

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