Health

What Happens To Your Body When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

You know it and I know it. We just don’t get enough sleep. In fact, the CDC has called lack of sleep a public health problem. The problem is that sleep deprivation is really really bad for you.

But knowing is half the battle. Being aware of the negative effects of sleep issues is the first step in resolving to prioritize and fix them.

This detailed infographic from Health Central shows all of the effects of losing sleep, including higher levels of depression, higher levels of anxiety and a higher risk of stroke.

 

Here are some more ways to help you and your family get a better night’s sleep:

One Simple Trick That May Help You Fall Asleep Faster
6 Surprising Foods That Can Help You Sleep Better At Night
How to Stay Cool While You Sleep This Summer
Science Says Napping Is Good For Your Health – And Here’s Why
School Is In Session: Are Your Kids Going To Bed Too Late?