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15 things that happen to your body when you get enough sleep

The Active Times Logo By Holly Van Hare of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 16: If you’re anything like most people, you probably don’t get enough sleep. Whether it’s due to your busy schedule or just because you’re kind of a night owl, a couple of missed hours here and there can start to really add up to some serious sleep deprivation.Sleep is essential for your body to function correctly. When you get enough sleep, you’re likely to feel the difference in your mood and energy levels. How much sleep that entails differs from person to person— but a good guideline to follow is to aim for seven to eight hours of sleep each night. If you fall far below that, you’re going to feel groggy and irritable. But feeling less tired isn’t the only reason you should get the sleep you need. Here are 15 things that happen to your body when you get enough sleep.

15 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Get Enough Sleep

If you’re anything like most people, you probably don’t get enough sleep. Whether it’s due to your busy schedule or just because you’re kind of a night owl, a couple of missed hours here and there can start to really add up to some serious sleep deprivation.

Sleep is essential for your body to function correctly. When you get enough sleep, you’re likely to feel the difference in your mood and energy levels. How much sleep that entails differs from person to person— but a good guideline to follow is to aim for seven to eight hours of sleep each night. If you fall far below that, you’re going to feel groggy and irritable. But feeling less tired isn’t the only reason you should get the sleep you need. Click through the slideshow above for 15 things that happen to your body when you get enough sleep.

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