Science Says Naps Are Good For Your Health

And I'm not one to argue with science...

September 10, 2019
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If you take a quick nap under your desk today and your boss catches you... tell them you're not being lazy.  You're being HEALTHY.

According to a new study out of Switzerland, taking naps is actually really good for your HEART.

The researchers found that people who took one or two naps a week had a lower risk of heart disease and strokes than people who never took naps.

Why?  Well, since basically none of us get enough sleep at night, naps are a good way to catch up a little bit, which is good for your heart.  Plus they help reduce your stress, which has a similar effect. 

So, if I'm following this correctly, the fact that I sleep for about 14 hours a day on the weekends means I'm definitely healthy and not just a pile of garbage. That doesn't sound right, but I'm not going to argue with science.