Chronic medical conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and mood disorders are all associated with lack of sleep. Continue reading
During sleep, our bodies repair and restore themselves. Many of the body’s major restorative functions – like muscle growth, tissue repair, protein synthesis, and muscle growth, occur mainly, or in some cases only, during sleep.
So it makes sense that if you don’t get enough sleep, your body can’t properly repair itself…and that leaves you open to infection. Continue reading