Did you know that sleep deprivation can also have profound consequences on your physical health? Poor sleep puts you at risk of serious medical conditions, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes and it shortens your life expectancy.
How much sleep do we need?
What matters is that you find out how much sleep you need and then try to achieve it. If you wake up tired and spend the day longing for a chance to have a nap, it’s likely that you’re not getting enough sleep.
A variety of factors can cause poor sleep, including health conditions such as sleep apnoea. But in most cases, it’s due to bad sleeping habits.