Most people would agree that nothing really beats a great night of restful sleep. Most cells in your body would also agree that they appreciate a good nights rest. However, there are certain types of cells in your body that cannot stand it when you get a full night of great sleep – and those are cancer cells.
We know that sleep is important for feeling rested and energetic during the day, improving mood, immunity, work performance, heart health, cognition – more things than can possibly be imagined. But would you believe that the quality and amount of sleep you get could actually change the way your body responds to certain medications? In fact, as in the case of the breast cancer drug tamoxifen, it could be the difference in treatment success or failure. Continue reading