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(HealthDay News) -- When you're not sleeping well, your whole body can suffer -- including your heart.
The Women's Heart Foundation explains how sleep disturbances may affect heart health:
Increased hunger, resulting weight gain.
Increased risk of stroke, as a possible result of sleep apnea.
Increased risk of heart disease, as a possible result of sleep apnea.
High blood pressure, faster heart rate and irregular heartbeat.
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