Published 14 NOV 2021 in walesonline.co.uk
By Daniel Smith
How you sleep could tip you off to early signs of suffering from high cholesterol.
Research suggests a link between specific sleeping patterns and the condition with strong ties to heart attacks and strokes.
Scientists have long researched ways to detect signs of high cholesterol early as the condition often goes unnoticed until deadly ailments are already in full swing.
Doctor Don Grant, of the Independent Pharmacy, explains: “High cholesterol is generally symptomless. It offers no warning signs and people will often learn they have high cholesterol in one of two ways; by getting a blood test or having an emergency event, such as a heart attack.”https://get-latest.convrse.media/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walesonline.co.uk%2Fnews%2Fuk-news%2Fcertain-sleeping-issues-can-early-22162041&cre=top&cip=6&view=web
Some studies, however, have highlighted links between subtle sleep disturbances and the condition, explained doctor Grant.
In one study, researchers unearthed a correlation between difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep and high cholesterol.