Came across this absorbing article from Psychology Today. It's called 5 Things You Might Not Know About Inflammation.
In it, Michael Breus Ph. D shares some of his perceptive insights on the relationship between inflammation and sleep. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
Circadian rhythms also regulate our immune system, and with it, our levels of inflammation. When circadian rhythms are disrupted, so is normal immune function. We’re more prone to unhealthful inflammation, and more at risk for diseases, including metabolic disease, cancer, and heart disease.
Have a look at the complete article for more on this ...