Sleep plays an important role in your physical health. For example, sleep is involved in the healing and repair of your heart and blood vessels. Continuous sleep deficiency is related to an increased risk of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and stroke.
Resting enough helps maintain a healthy weight. Reduce your risk of serious health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease. Reduce stress and improve your mood. Think clearly and do better in school and at work.
Sleep is important for the number of brain functions, including how nerve cells communicate with each other. In fact, your brain and body suffer accidents while you sleep. Recent findings suggest that sleep plays a role of housekeeper that eliminates the toxins in your brain that accumulate while you are awake.
Not getting enough sleep can decrease your sexual desire, weaken your immune system, cause thinking problems and make you gain weight. When you do not get enough sleep, you can increase your risk of getting certain cancers and even car accidents.
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