How sleep is a key regulator of immune function | Dr. Rhonda Patrick

Sleep plays an important role in immunity. Clinical studies indicate that partial and chronic sleep deprivation can have detrimental effects on immune function. Chronic sleep deprivation, such as often occurs during bouts of insomnia, is associated with a shift in the balance of immune cells to a pattern that is less able to clear a viral infection. In this clip, Dr. Rhonda Patrick discusses how a lack of sleep impacts the immune response.
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