Importance of Sleep
Sleep plays a significant role in our physical health. Sleep is involved in healing and repair of your heart and blood vessels. Continued sleep deficiency is linked to an increased link to heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and stroke. Sleep deprivation can also affect how well you think, react, work, learn and get along with others. In so many ways sleep helps you. For example, it helps enhance your learning and problem solving skills. It also helps you pay attention, make decisions and be creative. Sleep deficiency can affect any one. It can affect a group of teenagers or full grown men. In fact, sleep deprivation has caused about 100 000 car accidents each year causing about 1 500 deaths. Drivers aren’t the only ones affected though. Anyone in any line of work including health care workers, pilots, students, lawyers, mechanics and assembly line workers. So I hope you get your sleep because you need it every day for just about everything.