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The Importance of Good Sleep Hygiene

Written by: Brittany Lyonette Get out your phone right now and set two alarms.  Call the first one “Good Night”.  Now set the second one anywhere between seven to nine hours later and call that one “Good Morning”.  This simple act will help reduce your risk of cancer, Alzheimer's disease, improve your cardiovascular health, and increase your ability to learn and retain new information. According to sleep scientist Matt Walker, sleep deprivation is quickly becoming one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century.  Here are the astounding effects that sleep has on your brain and your body according to Walker’s research. Brain At night our brains cycle through three types of sleep approximately every 90 mins: Deep...

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