It’s good to nap

Candis health editor, Karen Evennett shares the latest health update…


If you didn’t sleep well last night, a 30-minute nap can make all the difference to how you’ll feel today; and it can also reverse the hormonal impact of a night of poor sleep, bolstering your immune system and helping to relieve stress in the process, say researchers from Paris. Nearly three in 10 adults claim to sleep six hours or less a night – but lack of sleep contributes to reduced productivity as well as vehicle and industrial accidents, and people who sleep too little are also more likely to develop chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and depression.


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