Ognomy’s CEO Dr. Rifkin was recently featured in Eat This, Not That, discussing the various and sometimes serious consequences of not getting enough sleep on a regular basis.

You know this feeling: after checking news updates, finishing The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix, and answering friends on Facebook, it’s already middle of the night and you don’t have much time left for sleep before the early Zoom call with your boss. And even when you finally go to bed and put away your phone — it’s not easy to calm your nerves and fall asleep.

This is bad news for your health because sleep is crucial to a healthy and happy life. It’s a time for our minds and bodies to rest, restore, and prepare for the day ahead. When you miss a good night’s sleep you feel frustrated, sluggish, distracted, and outright grumpy the next day. But what happens when you are chronically sleep-deprived, and regularly missing the seven to nine hours of sleep recommended for a typical adult? The answer is a host of serious consequences for your body.

The following list of what sleeping too little every day does to your body should be a wake-up call to prioritize a solid sleep care plan. Read on, to ensure your health and the health of others.

 

Read the full article on Eat This, Not That.