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The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today announces Sleep Awareness Week 2017, its annual event celebrating sleep health running through April 29. Advancing the theme, “Sleep Better, Feel Better.,” this year’s Sleep Awareness Week encourages the public to prioritize sleep to improve their overall health and well-being.
Can sleep benefit the mind? Absolutely
Milk may do a body good, but sleep is the mind’s best friend.
Everything from your happiness to how well you age depends on your brain. When you’re sleep deprived, your cognitive functioning plummets to a less-than-ideal level, making it hard to go about your day. That poses a serious threat to your mood, your memory and more.
But here’s the good news. There’s an antidote to the negative effects of sleep deprivation: Hiking up your number. (The number of hours of sleep you get, that is.)