Why should you care?

Not enough or poor quality sleep can have many negative consequences for our overall health and wellbeing and can increase risks for other medical conditions:

  • feeling exhausted, sleepy or fatigued
  • feeling irritable, depressed or anxious
  • decreased performance
  • brain fog, poor memory
  • increased accidents
  • obesity
  • cardiovascular conditions such as high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, arrhythmias
  • weakened immune function
  • decreased sex drive
  • increased pain
  • diabetes mellitus or kidney disease
  • cancer
  • headaches and many more.

If you have a sleep disorder this can also disturb your bed-partner’s sleep.