Are you getting enough quality sleep? You may think that you are able to get more things done when you sleep lesser or later, but over time, the lack of good sleep will not only lead to weight gain and affect your mood and productivity at work, it can also cause health problems like stroke and heart disease.

With March 13 being marked as World Sleep Day, it’s a timely reminder to ourselves that it is important to get restful sleep for the sake of our physical and mental health. Dr Olivier Wenker, who is certified in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and emergency/disaster medicine, and is also the author of the book A Doctor’s Guide to Essential Rewards, tells us how you can get better sleep at night and be more productive and energetic during the day.

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