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All Power to the Siesta

February 29, 2016

I was listening to Terry Robson on the ABC’s “Talking Health” recently and he was chatting about the benefits of napping, specifically with regards to reducing blood pressure. According to the Australian Foundation 32% of Australians have High Blood pressure. A normal blood pressure reading is 120/80. Terry was saying that for every 20 point increase in your Blood Pressure reading (i.e. the systolic/top number) you double your risk of cardiovascular disease. So if your blood pressure ha....

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