These days more and more sleep research is being conducted around the world. We now know so much more about its importance to our overall health and well-being. Scientific studies have revealed not only the many benefits of the quality of sleep, but also the negative consequences of temporary or prolonged sleep deprivation in both adults and children.
Good quality sleep also positively impacts: Memory and learning, physical training and the ability to deal with stress.
While poor quality sleep has been linked to: Diabetes and obesity, depression, reproductive and immune system, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease and hypertension. The list is long!
The impact of sleep on our health and well-being is so far reaching that both the ‘World Health Organisation’ and the ‘Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’ in the United States, have declared sleep disorders a public health epidemic!
If the well-being risks and benefits weren’t enough then lack of sleep has also been proven to massively impact your innovative thinking, reaction times, your ability to asses risk, stress levels and productivity.
The negative consequences of temporary or prolonged sleep deprivation are a risk to the health of you and your family members if you do not start improving your sleep now.
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