• How Siesta Affects Health, Learning, and Concentration

    29 days ago - By The Healthcare Guys

    The siesta is a Spanish tradition of taking a nap break at noon, dating back to ancient Rome. Today, only 41 percent of Spanish follow it, and only 16 percent practice it daily. Nevertheless, it's a habit worth noting. We tell you why you should rest during the day if you suffer from stress, absent-mindedness, and low productivity.
    Siesta reduces stress and the risk of heart disease.
    A midday rest of 20-30 minutes reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by 37% and reduces stress and physical tension, assures Dr. Esteban de Vicente. He is engaged in neurophysiological studies of sleep at...
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