Analysts also revealed that the condition could increase the risk of heart disease, with each additional hour of social jet lag raising the chances by 11 percent.
"These results indicate that sleep regularity, beyond sleep duration alone, plays a significant role in our health," lead author Sierra B. Forbush told EurekAlert. "This suggests that a regular sleep schedule may be an effective, relatively simple, and inexpensive preventative treatment for heart disease as well as many other health problems."
A 2012 study found the average cost of heart disease in adults is more than $4,200, according to Monyish.com
Want to lower your risk? Doctors recommend sleeping seven hours each night and to fight the urge to catch some more z’s during your time off.