The Importance of Sleep

It is well known that getting a good nights’ sleep is vital to physical and mental health, but this is also true for brain function. Sleep supports growth and development in children and teenagers, and helps with the body’s healing process.  Unfortunately, however, many of us struggle to get a quality sleep due to sleep disorders, and life or career stressors.  The following from “Sleep Review Magazine” shows an ongoing study into how chronic sleep deprivation may cause brain damage and reiterates how important sleep is for your health!

Sleep Review Magazine:  Sleep Debt Can Result in Lasting Brain Injury