World Sleep Day 2021 - “Regular Sleep, Healthy Future”.
The Founder of Brookfield Centre for Lifestyle Medicine and President, Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria, Dr. Ifeoma Monye, shares simple tips on sleep using Lifestyle Medicine approach, to mark the World sleep day, with the slogan, “Regular Sleep, Healthy Future”.
She noted that there are many factors that may interfere with a good night’s sleep, from work stress to family problems or illness, it is no surprise that quality sleep is often a myth!
Chronically impaired sleep is associated with increased risk of several diseases; Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, stroke, heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases, Obesity, cognitive disorders and neuropsychiatric disorders, infection and cancer. Whilst you may not be able to control all the factors that affect your sleep, you can adopt some simple lifestyle habits that encourage better sleep. Start with these simple tips.