IT’S SLEEP SUNDAY – LETS TALK ABOUT SLEEP AND COVID-19…

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Sleep is so important to us all at the moment as when you sleep, growth hormones are secreted to stimulate cell regeneration and repair, according to an article in Prima.

“As a result, they say, even short periods in which you don’t get enough sleep can reduce immunity and your body’s healing response. Getting less than six hours of sleep every night for one week was found to quadruple the chance of catching a common cold, for example, compared with those who slept for more than seven hours a night. “

I have a Fitbit which shows your sleep every day and the majority of the time mine is fair which between 6-6.5 hours a night but I do sleep every afternoon for at least an hour which it doesn’t note, but I cannot remember the last time I had a full eight hours. 

The Sleep Foundation have written an…

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