THE #1 HEALTH MISTAKE

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Photo by MarcelC/iStock / Getty Images

There are many ways for a person's health to fall off the rails. From eating poorly, to working a high stress job, to never strength training, we're all aware of the most obvious causes of deteriorating health.

But the #1 health mistake people make, is going to bed late at night.

Going to bed late at night messes with your blood pressure (1), your hunger hormones (2), your stress hormones (3) (4), your growth hormone (5) (6), and your immune system (7) (8), all at the same time.   

People often assume that sleep is meant for the brain - mood, memory consolidation, and focus retention - but it's clearly meant for the body just as much.