- Marc Byrne
Why is sleep important? Sleep is essential for the proper functioning of many physical and mental processes that are required for optimal health and feelings of wellness. During rest, our bodies release hormones (namely erythropoietin, growth hormone, and testosterone) in larger amounts than during waking hours that contribute towards proper cell rejuvenation. Red blood cell production, cell growth/reproduction, muscle and bone strength, decreasing fat tissue, immune system defence, energy levels, and a healthy...