SEE ALSO :Nations League: Pickford penalty heroics as England secure third spot [Photos]The group reported how often they took naps and researchers tracked them for an average of five years. Of the people being studied, 58 per cent did not nap, about one in five (19 per cent) had taken one to two naps during the previous week, and about one in 10 (12 per cent) had taken three to five. Some 11 per cent took six to seven naps per week.
For More of This and Other Stories, Grab Your Copy of the Standard Newspaper. Over the five-year follow-up, there were 155 cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke. Napping once or twice a week was linked with a 48 per cent reduced risk of an event, even when other factors were taken into account.