The Consequences of Sleep Deficit
The consequences of a sleep deficit can affect your energy, focus, and mood. But it can go beyond that – sleep deprivation can mess with your health. If you want to meet your goals in life – be sure to get enough sleep!
Sleep deprivation can also contribute to chronic disease, including:
- Heart disease
- High Blood Pressure
If that’s not enough, sleep deprivation can make you accident prone and it is linked to obesity.
Other problems a lack of sleep can cause:
- Impairment (Get enough sleep if you don’t want your judgement to be impaired)
- Suppressed immune system
Sleep deprivation can mess with your health, but what can you do if you have insomnia?
- Try organic yogurt or avocado before bed
- Reduce stress
- Reduce blue light stimulation before bed (shut off electronics before bed and read instead)
- Take a magnesium supplement before bed
- Essential oils