8 hours of sleep may seem like wishful thinking to many, and waste of precious hours to others, yet the role of adequate sleep to maintain optimum health cannot be over-emphasized. Insufficient sleep impacts metabolic rate, increases risk of cancer, weakens immune systems – the list is long and merciless!
What’s more, if you’re conscious about maintaining healthy weight, lack of sleep causes both fat and weight gain, due to disruption in the levels of hormones leptin and ghrelin. Read on to know the many ways you punish your body when you sleep less.
What Happens When You Don’t Sleep 8 Hours:
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