Quality of sleep

Studies have found arelationshipbetween the quantity and quality of one's sleep and many health problems. 

  • Insufficient sleep affects growth hormone secretion that is linked toobesity
  • Blood pressure usually falls during the sleep cycle, however, interrupted sleep can adversely affect this normal decline, leading to hypertension and cardiovascular problems. 
  • Insufficient sleep impairs the body's ability to use insulin, which can lead to the onset of diabetes. 

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