SLEEP – MUSCLE LOSS – AGING


THE RELATIONSHIP OF SLEEP DURATION WITH OBESITY & SARCOPENIA – 2015


6-8 HOURS OF SLEEP
– 488 community-dwelling adults (224 men and 264 women) aged ≥65 years were included
– Compared to adults with 6-8 h of sleep, adults with <6 h of sleep had a nearly 3-fold increased likelihood of sarcopenia
– However, adults with ≥8 h of sleep had a nearly 2-fold increased risk of sarcopenia
– Older adults with a sleep duration <6 h were more prone to obesity


 

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