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Sleep deprivation is affecting your immunity and mental and physical health

getting the right amount of sleep is important for disease prevention

Studies show that sleep depravation can have a serious impact on health. Image: Unsplash/Kinga Cichewicz

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This is how sleep patterns changed during the pandemic. Image: Statista

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By 2050, over 150 million people could be living with Alzheimer’s. Image: Alzheimer's Disease International
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