10 Surprising Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Health - Episode 15

Can you believe that over 70 million Americans are sleep deprived!?! It's time to debunk the myth that sleep is merely a luxury and instead recognize it as the necessity it truly is.  Sleep is necessary for restoring nutrients and refreshing the mind. Dr. Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer offers some surprising ways sleep deprivation can impact our health.

From constant tiredness to changes in mood, increased forgetfulness, and poor balance and coordination, the health consequences of sleep deprivation are far-reaching. We'll explore how it impacts our immune system, increasing our vulnerability to illnesses, and even posing a risk to heart health. Plus, we'll discuss the surprising connections between sleep deprivation, pre-diabetes, weight gain, high stress levels, and hormonal disruptions.


Foldvary-Schaefer, N. 10 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health. Retrieved from https://health.clevelandclinic.org/10-ways-sleep-deprivation-affects-your-health/

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