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Keep stress at bay
Your cardiovascular health will likely to suffer when you deprive yourself to sleep. Sleeping can surely reduce the levels of stress you're going through and with that, you could have a much better control of your blood pressure. Not having enough of sleep will also affect the levels of your cholesterol, which plays a significant role in heart disease.
If you want to go on a diet, you might want to have enough of sleep. The researches show that people who are on a diet and rests well, relatively lost more fat, of about 56% than those who deprived themselves to sleep. When you sleep well, your metabolism also works well, certain hormones will go up in your blood and drive your appetite.