Daytime Napping and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and All-Cause Mortality: A Prospective Study and Dose-Response Meta-Analysis

01 Dec 2015Tomohide Yamada, MD, PhD, Kazuo Hara, MD, PhD, Nobuhiro Shojima, MD, PhD, Toshimasa Yamauchi, MD, PhD, and Takashi Kadowaki, MD, PhD

Nap time and cardiovascular disease may be associated via a J-curve relatio

Cohort Study
2 effects
11 years
151588 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Napping Selfcare risk & protective factor
Risk Factor Napping

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Increased risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

High evidence

Napping Selfcare risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Napping

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence