WHY IS SLEEP IMPORTANT

8 REASONS TO GET MORE SLEEP

Published By Livemint | 29 Nov, 2022

Sleeping fewer than 7 hours per night has a greater risk of weight gain so sleep may help maintain or lose weight

Sleep is important for various aspects of brain function, it can improve concentration and productivity

Adequate sleep can enhance fine motor skills, reaction time, muscular endurance, and problem-solving skills

Sleep may strengthen heart as low sleep quality and duration may increase your risk of developing heart disease

Short sleep is associated with a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance

Mental health concerns, such as depression, are strongly linked to poor sleep quality and sleeping disorders

Lack of sleep has been shown to impair immune function, sleep supports a healthy immune system

Sleep loss reduces ability to regulate emotions and interact socially