WITH SUMMER GIVING WAY to fall and a return to school and work, our internal body clock start making its own adjustments to the shorter days, longer nights and resumed routines of a busier schedule. Just like a sensible diet and daily exercise, sound sleep is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle.
Sleep Through the Lifespan
Good sleep is important at all ages. It’s critical for brain health by facilitating learning and remembering; emotional health for stress management, decision-making and coping skills; and physical health by protecting the immune system and helping to maintain a healthy body weight.