6 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Hygiene

Insufficient sleep is such a big problem in the United States that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared it a public health epidemic. While the National Institutes of Health claims that the average adult needs 7-8 hours of sleep per night, data from the National Health Interview Survey reveals that almost 30% of adults sleep an average of 6 hours or less.

Unfortunately, sleep deprivation means more than jut feeling tired. Those who don’t get enough sleep are at greater risk of developing health issues such as obesity, diabetes, depression and hypertension. And insufficient sleep has also been linked to occupational errors and …
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