Sleep is incredibly important for the body and mind. When we sleep our immune system makes antibodies, which help fight off pathogens. That’s obviously vital during a health crisis. But many people have been having disrupted sleep and weird dreams in recent times.
In today’s episode of Pasha, Dale Rae, Director of Sleep Science and a senior researcher at the faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town, discusses why it’s so necessary to sleep well and why the coronavirus is upsetting some people’s rest.
Photo: “Nightmare concept showing a boy on bed facing giant monster in the dark land” By Tithi Luadthong Shutterstock