Sleep is often one of the first things to go when people feel pressed for time. Many view sleep as a luxury and think that the benefits of limiting the hours they spend asleep outweigh the costs. People often overlook the potential long-term health consequences of insufficient sleep, and the impact that health problems can ultimately have on one's time and productivity.
Many of the costs of poor sleep go unnoticed. Medical conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, develop over long periods of time and result from a number of factors, such as genetics, poor nutrition, and lack of exercise. Insufficient sleep has also been linked to these and other health problems, and is considered an important risk factor. Although scientists have just begun to identify the connections between insufficient sleep and disease, most experts have concluded that getting enough high-quality sleep may be as important to health and well-being as nutrition and exercise.
Consistently sleeping less than six hours a night nearly doubles your risk of heart attack and stroke. 40% of adults snore.. 70% of snorers have Sleep Apnea.. Sleep Apnea is a disorder of interrupted breathing during sleep and can drastically affect your ' Quality of Life' contributing to fatigue, loss of memory, hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and more. Once treated it can change your life for the better. DON'T WAIT ANOTHER DAY TO GET A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP.