24 Jan Why lack of sleep is bad for your health
Many effects of a lack of sleep, such as feeling grumpy and not working at your best, are well known. But did you know that sleep deprivation can also have profound consequences on your physical health?
One in 3 of us suffers from poor sleep, with stress, computers and taking work home often blamed.
However, the cost of all those sleepless nights is more than just bad moods and a lack of concentration.
Regular poor sleep puts you at risk of serious medical conditions, including obesity, heart disease and diabetes and shortens your life expectancy.