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Nurse Practitioners Encourage Americans to Improve Sleep Habits for Better Health

Can't sleep at night - tired physical ailments

If you are not getting enough sleep, you know that you won’t perform as well mentally. But, did you know that sleep deprivation could also impact your physical health?


  • More than 130 million people in the US suffer from sleep deprivation or sleep disorders.
  • Lack of sleep can contribute to many health issues such as obesity, heart disease, chronic pain, and disease recovery.
  • Some of the ways to help you get better sleep are: avoiding caffeine drinks, stopping smoking, getting exercise, dieting, sticking to a set sleep schedule, and managing your stress.

“Research consistently shows that adequate, quality sleep directly and positively affects mental, physical, and emotional well-being.”