Sleep and CVD Part IV: How Insufficient Sleep Affects Blood Vessel Health

Bain et al. Short sleep duration is associated with reduced microvascular function.
Grassi et al. TSD increases arterial stiffness (right), but consuming chocolate with a high polyphenol reduces stiffness to baseline levels after TSD.
Sauvet et al. 24-hour TSD reduces microvascular function in young, healthy men.

PhD candidate at the University of Florida — Science writing with a particular focus on exercise and nutrition interventions, aging, health, and disease.

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