We have known for years how important sleep is, but new studies are coming out proving it. As it turns out, Sleep is not only important for your immune system, but also lack of sleep can contribute to weight gain. Previous research has shown that our metabolism is negatively affected by sleep loss,' said Jonathan Cedernaes, lead author and a researcher at Uppsala University. Sleep loss has also been linked to an increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Just ONE night of bad sleep can alter your genes: Pulling an all-nighter damages the DNA in our biological clocks, claims study. Wow, this just shows how important sleep is each and every night. Many people have a difficult time falling asleep and staying asleep. It is so important to sleep the entire night without disruption.