Dr Lilliana Lulli writes
It sounds simple enough. If you’re tired, you should sleep. Unfortunately, in the real world, not all of us experience good quality shut-eye and our bodies are bearing the brunt.
It’s not just a case of waking up tired. Aside from leading to premature ageing, not getting enough sleep can have a hazardous effect on your health, affecting every single one of your body’s organs and systems - from your heart to your hormones.
Ultimately, good quality sleep is the foundation of good health and yet many of us are guilty of paying very little attention to it, if at all.
We’ve put together a list of reasons as to why getting enough sleep should be a top priority and some of them might really surprise you.
Read the full article here: Sleep - The foundation of health