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Sleep Plays a Major Role in Depression

Today is #WorldHealthDay and the main focus this year is depression. There are a host of situational and biological causes that are linked to depression, one of which is sleep deprivation. Not getting enough sleep at night has been found to cause neurological changes that lead to chemical imbalances affecting mood and emotional well-being, which can lead to depression. Getting the right amount of Zzz’s is exceedingly important for not just your physical health but your cognitive and emotional well-being. It has never been more important to make sure you have a healthy nighttime routine, whether it is making sure you have the right mattress to ensure a good night’s sleep or cutting out the caffeine before bedtime. Check out the infographic below to learn more about what sleep deprivation does to your overall health and why getting a good night’s sleep should be made a priority today!