Your sleep chronotype determines if you naturally have an easier time with a "night owl" or "early bird" sleep pattern. Early birds find it easier to wake up and go to bed early, while night owls naturally prefer a later sleep schedule. Your sleep chronotype can change throughout your lifetime.
People with anemia have an increased risk of heart failure. Moreover, having anemia can make for a worse outlook in people with heart failure. However, researchers do not know why this is the case. For now, there is no solid evidence that anemia can cause heart failure.
The study’s findings are a bit complicated in that cardiorespiratory fitness was linked to a decrease in the risk of developing colon and lung cancer but an increase in the risk of developing prostate cancer. Even so, it was associated with a lower risk of mortality from all three cancers.
In the study, published in the journal Sleep Health, researchers used self-reported data from 35,080 participants aged 40 to 69 from the U.K. Biobank and examined the genetic variants that were associated with regular napping.
You may have heard about the potential benefits of supplementing with magnesium for sleep. Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays a role in over 300 biochemical processes in the body, including those linked to sleep.1 Some research suggests that certain types of magnesium, including magnesium glycinate and magnesium L-threonate, may improve sleep quality and duration.