Selfcare cause

Napping

A nap is a short period of sleep, typically taken between the hours of 9am and 9pm as an adjunct to the usual nocturnal sleep period. Naps are most often taken as a response to drowsiness during waking hours.

Risk Factor
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Measured in minutes

Napping Health Risks

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Blood Pressure ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

Needs research

1 study

Cognitive Activity Brain outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Cardiovascular ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Metabolic Syndrome Lymphatic outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Cancer Lymphatic outcome
Cancer
Lymphatic

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

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