A Good Night's Rest to Help Boost Your Immunity

I think we all know that it is important to get a good night's rest. If we don't, we feel it the next day. Right!  Did you also know that during sleep, your immune system releases proteins called cytokines, some of which help promote sleep. Certain cytokines need to increase when you have an infection or inflammation, or when you're under stress . Sleep deprivation may decrease production of these protective cytokines. In addition, infection-fighting antibodies and cells are reduced during periods when you don't get enough sleep. ...