Repost from MyNSP Blog.
Trouble sleeping? If so, that could have some serious health risks. The lack of sleep causes your brain to slow or shut down completely. Creative thinking, judgement and visuals, memory and learning, math and logic — they all suffer under bad sleep.
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When it comes to the health of your body, a lack of sleep can lead to weight gain and increase in appetite and hunger for salty, fatty foods. Check out this graphic from Your Local Security on some of the dangers of sleep: