13 Negative Effects that Lack of Sleep Has on Your Body

Sleep is considered to be a vital part to our overall health and wellness. The daily recommended amount of sleep for adults is 7-9 hours. However the average amount adults receive is 5-7 hours. Experiencing a lack of sleep can cause parts of your brain to slow down and impact your judgment, memory, logic, and creative thinking. Your body may than start to go on to demand an increase amount of salty and fatty foods that can impact your long term physical health. A lack of sleep can cause your leptin production to slow and inadvertently increase your appetite.

To improve your sleep patterns, be sure to turn off your brain at night and avoid stimulants. Having a 60 minute window to establish natural rhythms and take a bath 90 minutes before bed can help your body create a new bedtime routine that will end in success.