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  • Like a deep-sea diver, your consciousness descends through the stages of non-rapid eye movement toward the deepest and most restful fourth stage called slow-wave sleep.

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  • Like a deep-sea diver, your consciousness descends through the stages of non-rapid eye movement toward the deepest and most restful fourth stage called slow-wave sleep.

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  • Healthy young and middle-aged adults spend about 20 percent to 25 percent of their sleeping hours in the stages known as slow-wave sleep so called because of the brain waves associated with it.

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  • In the study, men with the lowest level of the deeper stages of slumber, known as slow-wave sleep, had an 80 percent higher chance of developing high blood pressure than men with the highest level of this restorative sleep.

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  • While the study found an association between slow-wave sleep and high blood pressure, it did not prove a cause-and-effect.

    Poor sleep increases high blood pressure risk

  • After the researchers took into account age, race, body mass index and other factors, the link between low slow-wave sleep and higher blood pressure held.

    Poor sleep increases high blood pressure risk

  • Multiple studies have shown that women generally have more slow-wave sleep, which is the deepest sleep.

    A Sleep Battle of the Sexes

  • In this study, the men averaged 11.2 percent of slow-wave sleep, she said.

    Poor sleep increases high blood pressure risk

  • Other studies have shown that slow-wave sleep is lower in older men than in women.

    Poor sleep increases high blood pressure risk

  • "Kids may have 40 percent slow-wave sleep 1/8of total sleep3/8," she said, but healthy adults, overall, may have only about 25 percent.

    Poor sleep increases high blood pressure risk

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