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Why You Should Take Sleep as Seriously as Nutrition and Exercise

Tims-Lawson, V. (n.d.). Why You Should Take Sleep as Seriously as Nutrition and Exercise. Easy Health Options. https://easyhealthoptions.com/sleep-deemed-as-vital-to-health-as-nutrition-and-exercise/

From time to time, everyone experiences a sleepless night. But the effects of poor sleep don’t end when you climb out of bed…It can make you feel foggy the next day, cause difficulties with concentration, and maybe even a headache or moodiness. But did you know that just missing 4 to 5 hours of sleep in one night can cause the number of cells that attack invading pathogens in your body to drop by 70 percent? And when sleeplessness becomes a chronic problem, your health really begins to suffer…

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Sources:

  1. New position statement declares that sleep is essential to health — EurekAlert!
  2. The Surprising Dangers Seniors Face from Sleep loss — Easy Health Options