We always hear about the importance of getting enough rest so that we can stay healthy. But did you know that getting too much sleep can be harmful to your health? According to amerisleep.com, there is a study that states sleeping more than nine hours a night is a red flag. Why? Because oversleeping can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and death.
Who would have thought that getting too much rest wouldn't be good for you? Medical researchers are finding more about the risks and conditions of too much sleep and how rest affects the body and mind. Everyone's body is different, some require more sleep than others. Check with your doctor about your pattern of sleep.