3 Reasons why good sleep is so important
You might be aware of the fact that good sleep is important, while it makes you more productive the next day. But did you already know the following 3 benefits?
1. Poor sleep is linked to higher body weight
People with short sleep duration tend to weigh more than people who get adequate sleep. Actually, short sleep duration seems to be one of the strongest risk factors for obesity. In one extensive review study, results show that adults with short sleep duration were 55% more likely to develop obesity. For children this increased chance is even 89%!
2. Poor sleepers have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke
A review of 15 studies found that people who don’t get enough sleep are at far greater risk of heart disease or stroke than those who sleep 7–8 hours per night . Sleep quality and duration can have a major effect on many health risk factors which are driving chronic diseases.
3. Sleep improves your immune function
Very important considering the pandemic we’re currently in: even a small loss of sleep has been shown to impair immune function. A large 2-week study has shown that people who slept less than 7 hours a night were almost 3 times more likely to develop a cold than those who slept 8 hours or more!
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