This article, is all about sleep. it goes on to say how important good sleep habits are and what it can lead to if you aren't on a regular sleeping schedule. This article states how not getting enough sleep can lead to; decreased performance and alertness, stress, poor quality of life, injury, and even obesity. It also states that there are over 85 different kind of sleep disorders in the world today affecting over 70 million americans. It shows how sleep disorders are related to many other more serious conditions. Chronic snoring and sleep apnea can be associated with heart and brain disease. There are so many problems in sleep out there today and less than 10% of the population with these disorders have been diagnosed.
This article pertains to my life in may ways. I am now a full time college student so I need sleep. this article helps me realize how truly important sleep is. Getting enough sleep helps you physically and mentally, from staying alert in class, to performing well on activities and other jobs you may have. Getting enough sleep is also very important to stay healthy. It maintains a stronger immune system and helps with obesity in the long run. Getting enough sleep is also gives you a better chance of not getting any heart/brain related diseases. This article makes me wonder if I have any sleep related illnesses that should be looked at by a doctor because of all the statistics they mention.