Q – Tips; sleep deprivation and vaccines

Q – Tips; sleep deprivation and vaccines

• Sleep deprivation can lessen the immune response to vaccines, report researchers at UCLA. In a controlled study they found that restricting sleep to four hours per night for five days led to only a 50 percent response to vaccination. Take-home message: If your or your child are sleep-deprived put off getting your childhood or adult vaccines until you are well-rested.

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