I’m sure you’ve heard by now, sleep is a big deal! Everybody knows that they need to sleep 7-9 hours per night, but the studies show that there is an alarming number of people in the UK who are sleep deprived. More than a quarter of Britons experience poor quality sleep on a regular basis, and the majority of us sleep 7 hours or less per night, with more than a third of us sleeping just 5-6 hours per night (1).
Insufficient sleep places a significant stress on the body and has been conclusively linked to obesity, insulin resistance, heart disease, impaired brain function and many other common health complaints (2,3,4,5,6,7).
Without adequate sleep, the human brain and body become less able to repair itself from the stress and strain of life and this gradual build-up of a sleep debt not only causes immune and hormonal chaos, but it also leads to significantly reduced ability to cope with everyday life.
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