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Wondering what the benefits of an extra hour of sleep are? Studies confirm that lack of sleep affects your health, mood, weight and your sex life. If you aren’t getting enough sleep at night, read on to learn why adding just an extra hour may be what you need to feel happier.
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Equals Better Health
Getting extra sleep can significantly reduce the risk of serious health problems like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and heart attacks.
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Equals Better Sex Life
According to recent studies, impaired sleep can lead to lower testosterone levels. This can impact the sex life of a couple, causing reduced desire for intimacy.
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Equals Better Weight Control
Sleep loss goes hand in hand with increased risk of weight gain. When you’re feeling tired it’s easy to reach for sugary foods, drinks and processed foods.
So, if you’re feeling tired, get at least an extra hour of sleep at night and you’ll feel refreshed and happier.