According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, getting sufficient amounts of sleep has numerous important health benefits that keep your mind and body in prime condition. Good sleep habits can help you maintain a healthy weight, improve your immune system, lower your risk for high blood pressure and diabetes, and reduce stress.
There are several things you can to do maximize the health benefits of sleep. Going the sleep at the same time each night, avoiding caffeine in the afternoon, and taking time to relax before bedtime are just a few things you can do to increase the amount and quality of your sleep.
This infographic from Greatist offers some useful tips and tricks to ensure you're making the most of your precious sleep time.
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