Sleep deprivation could lead to higher risk of chronic health risks like high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. According to Harvard Medical School, for people with hypertension, one night without enough sleep can cause elevated blood pressure all through the next day.
In the United States, it’s estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents are regularly sleep deprived. This isn’t just a minor inconvenience: staying awake can cause serious bodily harm. Claudia Aguirre shows what happens to your body and brain when you skip sleep.
Massages help decrease cortisol levels (the hormone that’s an integral part of your stress response) and increase serotonin and dopamine levels (the hormones that contribute to happiness and good sleep).
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