Nothing throws off your day like a lack of sleep. It ruins your concentration, makes you impatient, causes memory lapses and worse. In the long term, sleep deprivation can lead to depression, diabetes, hypertension and obesity.
It can also be deadly. According to AAA, people who sleep only six or seven hours a night are twice as likely to be involved in a car accident as those who sleep eight hours or more. Sleep less than five hours a night, and you are four or five times more likely to be in a car accident.
That’s a bigger problem with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that 30 percent of adults say they sleep an average of six hours, and up to 70 million Americans will have a sleep disorder at some point.
Fortunately, technology can actually help sleep.
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