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Why is Sleep Important?

June 20, 2019 By Sandeep Prasad

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Sleep is as important for your health as eating and exercise

At the time of man’s evolution, there wasn’t much else to do in the dark but sleep. Today, people truly wake up only once the sun has set. Artificial lights, noisy urban landscapes, and people who shuttle from one screen or the other, binge-watching TV shows find little utility for sleep. The importance of sleep is often overlooked.

Here are some scientific reasons on why sleep is important:

In other words, sleep is incredibly important. It has wide-ranging affects on human health in a variety of different ways and across body functions. In case you’re wondering, this is how much sleep you should get according to the US’ National Sleep Foundation:

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  • galen

    I really like the inclusion of the chart is this article it really helps convey the information in a simple and very understandable way. The mattress’ I use to help me get the best sleep possible, are torman mattresses,