Health Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
It’s a common knowledge that sleep, which makes up a mysterious part of your life, is beneficial for your body. When you don’t sleep for too long, you feel terrible and tired, and minor dark circles and eye bags appear around your eyes. Your brain is also affected and your vigilance is reduced, which increases the risk of human-error related accidents. To avoid these harmful effects of sleep deprivation, you need to sleep well. Some of the benefits of a good night's sleep are listed below.
- Memory Improvement
- Healthy Weight
- Body Repairs
- Reduction in Depression
- Avoid Accidents
- Lesser risk of Death from Cardiovascular Disease
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