side effects of poor sleep
But when we sleep poorly, life becomes harder. Relationships at work and home become challenged. We can become confused, overwhelmed, anxious, panicky, tolerance goes down. Poor sleep can impact not only our capacity to operate in our world but it can also can impact our health
Numerous studies have shown that that people with poor or compromised sleep are at a greater risk for a number of diseases and health problems.
--- Heart disease
--- Reduced immune function
--- Mood disorders - anxiety, depression
--- Increased alcohol and substance use
--- Reduced life expectancy
Stahl, Stephen M. (2008). Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology:
Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications.
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