Sleep Deprivation is so Common in the United States
According to the National Sleep Association, 50-70 million Americans have some type of sleep disorder.
Throughout this week, National Sleep Awareness week, people in Mid-Michigan are looking at their sleep habits and why sleep is so vital to one's overall health.
According to a sleep medicine Dr. at Comprehensive Center in East Lansing, if you don't get a good night's sleep, you're not going to function well.
Not getting enough shut-eye can be detrimental to a person's health. Heart problems, high blood pressure and depression can all be results of a person not getting enough sleep.
We spend one-third of our life in sleep. Because sleep deprivation is so common in the United States and it's very important, experts advise anybody and everybody to get more sleep. WILX-TV 10 has more.