Written By: Kent Hospital Staff on September 27, 2023
Sleep is often overlooked as one of the most essential parts of your health. The quality of your sleep plays a vital role in helping to maintain your mental, physical, and emotional health. There is a substantial link that is associated between wellness and sleep.
Sleep allows the body and brain to recover during the night. Here is a deep exploration of the vital connection between your sleep quality and overall wellness.
Your body and mind go through a period of regeneration and repair while you sleep. Hormones produced to help with balancing include those responsible for your metabolism, appetite, and stress management.
Young children and teenagers who get quality sleep ensure their release of hormones is balanced. These hormones contribute to growth, increased muscle mass, puberty, fertility, and repairing cells. You may notice when children don’t get enough sleep, they struggle with school, don’t engage with others positively, and tend to be more angry or sad.
If you want to ensure you’re getting the right amount of quality sleep for your physical health, here are some beneficial tips to live by:
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