ACC CardiaCast: Pulse Check: Sleep Hygiene and Cardiovascular Health

“PulseCheck” is a series within CardiaCast that is designed for nurses or allied healthcare professionals who are new, or new to cardiology, offering practical team-based solutions to the challenges that nurses and allied health professionals face every day. This special series published during Mental Health Awareness Month is sponsored by ACC’s Cardiovascular Psychology Workgroup. In this episode, host Andrea Price MS, AACC talks with Yale University psychologists Kim G. Smolderen, PhD, FACC and Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD about basic sleep hygiene and the link between sleep and cardiovascular risk factors.

Related References:

  1. Hall MH, Brindle RC, Buysse DJ. Sleep and cardiovascular disease: emerging opportunities for psychology. Am Psychol 2018;73:994-1006.
  2. Yeghiazarians Y, Jneid H, Tietjens JR, et al. Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation 2021;144:e56-e67.

Clinical Topics: Sleep Apnea, Cardiovascular Care Team

Keywords: CardiaCast, Sleep Hygiene

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