Lack of Sleep. . .

…Increases Stroke Risk!Lack of Sleep Increases Stroke Risk

Believe it or not, you cause more stress to the body when you do not get proper rest. This can result in many types of physical or chronic conditions in the body, including stroke.

“The 30 percent of working adults who routinely sleep less than six hours a night are four times more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study says.” 

This even applies to those who are considered healthy and have no other factors that would associate them to trigger it!

So, try to remember to get some REST!

Read more here: http://www.sci-tech-today.com/story.xhtml?story_id=023000HJ1V6Y

Lack of sleep may make junk food more appealing! Really!

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Main health effects of sleep deprivation (See Wikipedia:Sleep deprivation). Model: Mikael Häggström. To discuss image, please see Template talk:Häggström diagrams (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The study shows that when you are tired, your guard is down. You become less concerned with eating right. Interesting! So, the next time you think about eating that sweet cupcake or a bag of chips, take a moment to stop and think about last night’s sleep! Fight the urge and do the right thing!

Read more about the study >> http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57450367-10391704/lack-of-sleep-may-make-junk-food-more-appealing/