Dr. Alex was quoted in Sharecare about sleep and depression
Are Sleep Issues and Depression Connected? Two Experts Weigh In
Oftentimes, it’s difficult to tell which one comes first.
By Madeleine Burry, OCTOBER 12, 2018
Sleep is far more than a luxury, even if we treat it that way, skipping shuteye in favor of answering work emails, binging TV shows, or even waking up early for a workout session. Those nightly hours of rest and recharge are essential for good health. In fact, research finds that people who clock less than seven hours of sleep are at a higher risk of conditions like heart disease, asthma and diabetes. And troublingly, less sleep is linked to a higher risk of depression, too.
Click HERE for the full article on Sharecare.com.