Even if you are not sick, sleep is still important, as lots of bodily function, only occur when you are asleep! It is one of the most important things you can do for your body’s health. Did you know that during deep sleep, growth hormone production is at its peak? And that it plays a big role in your immune system? (Learn more about the restorative nature of sleep and all that is does to keep your body healthy in Wellness Wisdom.) Studies have shown that when sleep is deprived, the natural killer cells necessary to ward off disease dramatically decrease. We want those cells healthy to keep us healthy!
04 Apr 2011 1 Comment