Sleep is something we don’t always think about; we just take sleep for granted until we don’t have it. It’s something we all need, but don’t always get. Some of us need more sleep than others, but whether we sleep or not, there are good health reasons why we need to sleep.
Sleep slows down the ageing process, keeps the immune system healthy, cuts down our cravings of unhealthy food, helps prevents Type 2 Diabetes and helps prevent Hypertension and Heart Disease. Research has shown that the more we stay asleep, the more information we retain and the better we’ll perform on memory tasks.
Our bodies require long periods of sleep to restore and rejuvenate, to repair tissue and help muscle growth.