Thursday, March 17, 2011

World Sleep Day 2011 Welcome Sleep Well, Grow Healthy

Did you know, today 18th March 2011 is World Sleep Day??
I never knew this day existed until I read today's newspaper LOL

Whereas, sleepiness and sleeplessness are a global epidemic that threaten health and quality of life,

Whereas, much can be done to prevent and treat sleepiness and sleeplessness,

Whereas, professional and public awareness are the first step to action,

We hereby declare the disorders of sleep preventable and treatable medical conditions in all countries of the world.

http://www.worldsleepday.org/

Friday, March 18, is  World Sleep Day, an international event intended to celebrate the act of sleeping and to help raise awareness for bedtime-related issues. World Sleep Day is held every year on March 18th, with a view to raise awareness about the merits of sleeping well for a healthy life. The theme for this year (2011) is promoting healthy sleep for all ages. Sleep is a basic human need—a crucial component of healthy living, much like breathing, eating and remaining physically fit.

The message of awareness for World Sleep Day is that a good night's sleep is vital for the health and well-being of people of all ages. Sleep is a basic human need—a crucial component of healthy living, much like breathing, eating and remaining physically fit.



The World Association of Sleep Medicine(WASP) is committed to researching and solving sleep problems in both children and adults. It dedicates its efforts in 2011 to educating the world on important sleep topics, including improving the sleep of both adults and children.

Sleep deprivation can lead to:
-obesity
-moodiness
-frustration
-low energy
-decrease attention

So, people sleep well for a healthier lifestyle! While you're at it, dream well too =p
Now, go back to bed! It's World Sleep Day after all *laughs*


World Sleep Day 2011-English Version




World Sleep Day 2011-Spanish Version


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