As a whole and part of our daily routine, sleep is vital to strengthening health. Sleep is interconnected, interdependent and interrelated to all things. It depends on sun, nutrition, exercise and hydration to help determine our physical health, which is interconnected, interconnected and interdependent on our emotional, spiritual, mental and relational health.
“In other words, sleeping at odd or irregular times had the same negative effect on mood and depression symptoms that having the fewest hours of sleep did—and, it wasn’t possible, in terms of mood enhancement, to “make up” for lack of sleep by sleeping more at odd hours.
“These findings highlight sleep consistency as an underappreciated factor to target in depression and wellness,” said Srijan Sen, MD, PhD, who runs the Intern Health Study at Michigan, according to a platform run by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which reported the study. “The work also underscores the potential of wearable devices in understanding important constructs relevant to health that we previously could not study at scale.”