Regular readers know that I feel strongly about the benefits of a good night’s sleep. You can read the Page listed at the top How Important is a Good Night’s Sleep to learn more.
I stumbled upon this infographic somewhere and thought you might enjoy it.
Finally, here are a couple of facts on sleep from Dr. Mercola:
Recent studies show poor sleeping habits cause brain damage and even accelerate onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
Sleep is necessary for maintaining metabolic homeostasis in your brain. Without sufficient sleep, neuron degeneration sets in—and catching up on sleep during weekends will not prevent this damage.