Everyone knows that lack of sleep is harmful to the body, however, many are unaware of these consequences. A recent study proves that lack of sleep reduces immunity and leads to the development of frequent infections.
Scientists analyzed the health and sleep of 23,000 volunteers. Less one sleeps, the higher his chance of developing respiratory infectious diseases. According to statistics, the lack of sleep increases the risk of infections by 20-50%. All depends on the individual characteristics of the organism and initial immunity.
For insomnia it worse. In this case, the probability of Contracting pneumonia, bronchitis or laryngitis 88% above the norm.
Scientists recommend sleeping no less than 7 hours a day, and 8-9 hours is better. Proper rest is vital for the normal functioning of the body.