Emily Stevens

Emily Stevens is a health researcher and content producer. Her focus is on sleep, and how it directly affects mental, physical and emotional well-being. As a full-time writer, she is able to use her health expertise and researching skills to create informative articles in hopes of encouraging others to look after their sleep habits.
How Sleep Can Affect Your Health (And How to Do It Better)

Everyone needs sleep. It’s what allows the body to regulate and clean its systems and restore itself. Sleep plays a vital role in physical and mental health and leads to an overall sense of well-being.

Too few people get enough rest, however. In fact, while the recommended amount of sleep for adults is 7-9 hours a night, the average American adult only gets 6.8

Here’s a list of just some of the ways that this sleep deprivation can affect your health, and how to improve your sleep habits so you can lead a healthier life.