Sleep is a time to relax, but it’s also a time when the body is hard at work repairing itself. While you are asleep, your body repairs damage caused by stress, ultraviolet rays and other harmful exposure. Why? Because your cells produce more protein while you are sleeping. These protein molecules form the building blocks for cells, allowing them to repair while you are getting some shut eye. Osteopathy is about looking at the body holistically, which is why we sometimes ask patients about their sleep! So, how many hours do you get each night? Comment your answer below!