The kidneys are life essential organs – you simply cannot live without them.

Kidney disease is sometimes seen in patients with diabetes and high blood pressure. However, a new study suggest that lack of sleep could also increase your risk for kidney disease.


To evaluate the relationship between sleep and the risk of kidney disease in women.


A 65% increased risk of rapid decline in kidney function was seen in women who slept 5 hours or less, compared to women who slept seven to eight hours per night.  Your sleep seems to be important for your kidney health as well.