Importance of Sleeping

Sleeping is important. As a matter of fact, it is just as important as eating and exercising. Unfortunately, the people nowadays are always sleep deprived.

Here are a few reasons why sleeping is important to us.

The lack of sleep can actually cause weight gain. That is because sleeping can induce us to eat fewer calories. The people who are sleep deprived are negatively affected by it and it can lower your concentration and also your productivity. A good sleep can heighten your problem-solving skills and your memory. Other than that a good sleep can also intensify our athletic performance. If we sleep less than 7-8 hours per night it will increase the risk of getting heart disease and stroke.

Poor sleep can also lead to depression. It has been researched that people who sleep less than 7 hours per day will likely increase the likeability to catch a cold because of sleep deprivation

Which is why we should know the importance of sleep and why it can help to increase our health and maintain our mental health

Written by Khairina Fikri

Photographed by: Hanna Hamizan

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