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Published on July 22, 2016

The Importance of Sleep

Feeling sluggish or maybe having a bit of trouble concentrating? Sleep is an important part of your overall well-being. We’ve got information about some of the side effects of not getting enough sleep. Next time you think about staying up late to watch your new show, think about the effects you’ll feel the next day.

Adults need seven to eight yours of sleep every night. Lack of sleep can affect the following areas:

  • Reasoning, problem solving and attention to detail
  • Productivity
  • Memory
  • Weight management: Less sleep affects hormones that drive appetite
  • Risk of health problems: obesity, heart disease, diabetes and infections
  • Risk of depression over time

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