Among adult volunteers meeting current diagnostic criteria for insomnia disorder, objectively measured short sleep duration increased the odds of reporting hypertension more than threefnew, according to a study published in the May issue of the journal SLEEP. In contrast, this relationship was not significant for subjectively measured sleep duration.

Read the study in SLEEP: Objective but Not Subjective Short Sleep Duration Associated with Increased Risk for Hypertension in Individuals with Insomnia