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To Sleep or Not to Sleep: It’s Affecting Your Health

TO SLEEP OR NOT TO SLEEP: It's Affecting Your Health HOW MUCH SLEEP DO YOU REALLY NEED? AGE HOW MUCH SLEEP ARE YOU 19+ REALLY GETTING? 3-18 9-10 0-3 16 10 15 20% OF ADULTS HOURS SLEEP LESS THAN 6 HOURS 100,000 CAR CRASHES ARE CAUSED BY DROWSY DRIVING ANNUALLY 40,000,000 AMERICANS HAVE CHRONIC SLEEP DISORDERS WHY YOUR BODY NEEDS SLEEP 1. REPAIR CELLS 2. REST, REPAIR BRAIN 3. MAINTAIN HORMONAL BALANCE THIS IS YOUR BODY ON SLEEP DEPRIVATION WITHOUT PROPER SLEEP. YOU MAY INCREASE YOUR RISK OF. HEART DISEASE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OBESITY TYPE 2 DIABETES CHRONIC HEADACHES DEPRESSION/ANXIETY SOLVING SLEEP WOES DEVELOP A BEDTIME ROUTINE REPORT SLEEP TROUBLES TO A DOCTOR AVOID USING ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN BED REDUCE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION Infographic Provided By: linois Neurological Institute wwW.MIDWESTNEUROLOGICALEXPERTS.COM Sources: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stanford-center-for-sleep-sci- ences-and-medicine/sleep-deprivation_b_3536674.html http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/fea- tures/not-enough-sleep-7-serious-health-risks http://www.sleepandyou.com/about-sleep-stats.htm http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/toll-of-sleep-loss-in-america http://www.statisticbrain.com/sleeping-disorder-statistics/ http://bettersleep.org/better-sleep/the-science-of-sleep/sleep-statistics-research

To Sleep or Not to Sleep: It’s Affecting Your Health

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Adults over the age of 19 should get around 8 hours of sleep each night. This is easy when you develop a bedtime routine, reduce alcohol consumption, and report sleep troubles to a doctor. Get more ad...

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