Not enough sleep and rest can negatively impact your well-being
Your lack of sleep may be the result of a grave underlying and undiagnosed health risk. By knowing how sleep affects your health and well-being, you can take steps to ensure you are getting enough high-quality, restorative sleep.
This article addresses how sleep affects your health and wellness, the definition of sleep deprivation and deficiency, why you need to rest, how much sleep you need, what you can do to improve your sleep, and when to call a doctor.
How Sleep Affects Your Health and Wellness
According to the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, sleep has an instrumental role in your physical and mental health. Sleep is involved in the healing and repair of your heart, blood vessels, and ...