Tip: The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on the Body

Sleep deprivation will suppress your immune system and make you more susceptible for developing viral infections.

Sleep DeprivationMedical evidence suggests that for optimum health and function the average adult requires at least 7-9 hours of sleep per day.

Sleep deprivation will suppress your immune system and make you more susceptible for developing viral infections, such as colds, flu and respiratory tract infections.

Chronic sleep deprivation can also lead to weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and memory loss.

Call to Action:

If you are sleep deprived on a short-term basis, add an additional hour or two a night until you have recovered from the sleep deprivation.

To your wellness,

Lynn

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