Bad Sleep Turns Your Immune System Against You

DNA is altered, dumping too many white blood cells into the body in what appears to be a lasting problem.

Robert Roy Britt
4 min readSep 21, 2022

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Lack of sleep is known to lower your immune defenses and lead to higher risk for all sorts of diseases in the near term and over time. New research offers some insight as to why: Sleep that’s too short or…

Robert Roy Britt

Editor of Wise & Well, independent health and wellness journalist, author of Make Sleep Your Superpower.