The genetic mechanism behind those who get up early protects them from mental ilnesess and depression. This is the conclusion of a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications.
According to the survey, people who are genetically predisposed to wake up early they have a lower rate of mental evils
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Although there are previous studies that relate benefits to the Cheers of people who get up early, this study establishes a cause and effect relationship analyze the genome of 697,828 people.
Researchers at the University of Exeter (UK) conclude that there are at least 351 genes that predispose a person to be early riser. From this, it was established that the genes that share this type of people cause Increased mental strength
The scientists analyzed the data obtained through a survey in which the participants indicated sleep pattern and also the information of more than 85 thousand people whose hours of sleep They were engraved on an activity bracelet.
The study did not determine the quality or to sleep, but established a difference between night owls and Early risers: the first slept on average 25 minutes later. They also determined that early awakening does not protect against diseases such as diabetes or obesity.
"We showed that being a person early riser It is causally associated with better mental health but does not affect BMI or the risk of type 2 diabetes, "the report notes.
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