World Sleep Day Special: Regular Sleep Healthy Future
Sleep in good quantity and quality is essential for physical, mental and emotional well-being. Sleep is a function of the brain. Sleep recharges the mind and the body. Growth hormone is secreted from brain in sleep and therefore lack of sleep affects growth adversely. Children's growth can be affected. Sleep has several functions including consolidation of memory and boosting of immunity.
Immunity has found a place in everybody's home during Covid-19 pandemic. Patients with obstructive sleep apnea are more prone to get infections including Covid.