Are you ready for more sleep?

Are you ready for more sleep?

Singapore Sleep Society will be launching the second Singapore Sleep Awareness Week 2012 – Sleep for All Ages, in celebration of World Sleep Day on 16 March 2012.

Are you ready for more sleep?This year, the nation-wide campaign aims to bring attention to the impact of lack of sleep on cognition and performance as well as the importance of sleep to health through a series of public symposiums and outreach programmes reaching out to people of all ages. Click here for upcoming sleep related events.

Impact on sleep deprivation

It is a known fact that when we do not get enough sleep, our memory, concentration, alertness and mood are affected. Daytime sleepiness will lead to poor school or work performance.

Left untreated, long term sleep disturbances decrease quality of life, and can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. These serious short and long term consequences of sleep deprivation reflect the important restorative functions of sleep.

The Singapore Sleep Awareness Week 2012 hopes to encourage Singaporeans to "Sleep for Success" and everyone can learn to make sleep a priority to achieve good sleep for good health.

Sleep An Hour More Movement

Check out their movement on Facebook.

Look out for more sleep articles coming your way this week…

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Sandra Ong

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