Risk Factors for Heart #Failure in the Community: Differences by Age and Ejection #Fraction

..the comorbidities with the largest attributable risk of heart failure were arrhythmia (48.7%), hypertension (28.4%), and coronary artery disease (33.9%); together these explained 73.0% of heart failure. Similar associations were observed for patients with reduced and preserved ejection fraction, with the exception of hypertension. The risk of heart failure attributable to hypertension was 2-fold higher in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (38.7%) … Continue reading Risk Factors for Heart #Failure in the Community: Differences by Age and Ejection #Fraction

Nightly #sleep duration, fragmentation, and quality and daily risk of #migraine

..migraine onset on the day immediately following the sleep period (day 0) and the following day (day 1). ..Sleep duration ≤6.5 hours and poor sleep quality were not associated with migraine on day 0 or day 1. Diary-reported low efficiency was associated with 39% higher odds of headache on day 1 (odds ratio [OR] 1.39, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.06–1.81). Actigraphic-assessed high fragmentation was associated … Continue reading Nightly #sleep duration, fragmentation, and quality and daily risk of #migraine