Perchance to Dream

31 Jul

“Are you getting enough sleep?”

Brain Sponge Blog

Are you aware of the public epidemic that is as bad as smoking?

There’s a good chance that you are already a victim of this epidemic and that you are running the risk of higher levels of anxiety and depression, heart disease, stoke, cancer, diabetes and being involved in accidents. It can make prematurely age your skin and your brain. It adversely affects your thinking and your memory and it has been linked to dementia. It can lead to obesity, higher overall mortality and reduced quality of life. What is it, you ask? Sleep deprivation.

“Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them,”
Edgar Allen Poe

In the US forty percent of adults, and nearly all teenagers do not get enough sleep. In the UK Professor Russell Foster of the University of Oxford recently stated that “in the same way that we frown upon smoking…

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