10 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

Think turning in at 12:30 a.m. and dragging yourself out of bed when the alarm sounds at 6 a.m. is no big deal? Here Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, explains why your health depends on reprioritizing a good night’s sleep.

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Can You Really Catch Up On Lost Sleep?

Sleeping less than seven or eight hours a night causes blood sugar problems that resemble diabetes. A recent study suggests that two nights of extended sleep may reverse these effects for some people.