Lack of Sleep Increases the Risk of Catching a Cold

Studies have demonstrated that poor sleep and susceptibility to colds go hand in hand, and scientists think it could be a reflection of the role sleep plays in maintaining the body’s defenses.

Really? – The Claim – Lack of Sleep Increases the Risk of Catching a Cold. – Question – NYTimes.com.

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One thought on “Lack of Sleep Increases the Risk of Catching a Cold

  1. I’ve read that this is caused because while we sleep our body performs different activities, some may be related to the restoration/strength of our immune System. Just as mentioned in the article, in mammals sleeping has an active role for creating disease-fighting cells. I really enjoy sleeping eight hours, its nice that it is healthy. thanks for sharing.

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