A night of tossing and turning can ruin a day before it has begun. But a new study suggests that chronic sleep problems could ruin health in potentially lethal ways.
There has always been a correlation between good health and good sleep. When dealing with a cold or flu, it’s normal to feel sleepy; the immune system is releasing chemicals and compounds to fight infection during sleep. What is less known is how sleep quality affects the immune system, said Dr. David Gozal, chairman of pediatrics at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.
(Originally published by Content That Works.)