Why is sleep so important?
Sleep is an essential part of our daily lifestyle which makes it a mandatory factor in order to have a healthy life. Your nap time is the only time when your complete body rests and rejuvenates the energy level for the body to function actively and alertly the very next day. The healthier you are, the brighter your skin will also tend to be. If you are unhealthy and lack sleep, you will be able to see the signs of weakness through Dark circles and unclear skin over the period of time.
You can be a flawless beauty even in the late 50’s. This can happen only when you focus on a healthy diet followed by adequate sleep. So let’s see how sleep can benefit your health especially your body, weight, heart etc.
Helps in Improving your memory
Sleeps acts as a strengthening force when it comes to improving your memory or the things or practices that you have learned for the day.This process is termed as “Consolidation”. Though you might give your 100% in learning something that’s very important, you will not be able to practice or remember unless your mind is stable. With sleep, your memories for the day are strengthened and this helps you to perform the same task better.
Example, if you are going for daily classes to learn a new language, you will be able to excel, only with proper sleep. Without sleep, your mind will not be stable and you will not be in a situation to concentrate on what’s being told in the classes.
Affects your lifespan
Yes, are you thinking that you are doing the right things by following a regular routine and going for an exercise every twice in a week? The above-mentioned things will works only when you sleep well. Recent studies have found that women between the age of 40 to 60 years, who sleep for less number of hours, less than 5 hours had a shorter lifespan compared to the people who slept a bit longer (close to six and half hours). Now you should be knowing how important sleep is and what can happen as long-term effects with lack of sleep.
Helps to avoid Inflammation
Inflammation usually comes up as a sign and symptom of major health issues that include Stroke, Heart Diseases, Arthritis, Diabetes and Premature Aging. Lack of sufficient sleep leads to increase in the level of inflammatory proteins. Studies conducted in the past have come up with scientific evidence that a type of inflammatory protein called “C-reactive protein” which is usually connected with the risk of heart attacks was relatively found more in the people who slept for less number of hours.
While sleep not only helps you to concentrate and focus on the things that you do day in and day out, it also makes your mind to think, reorganize and restructure your thoughts that can help in proving your metal. It was also found through the study at Harvard University that people were able to strengthen the emotional aspect of a memory during their sleep.
Improves your body fitness
With proper sleep, you will be able to perform better when it comes to physical activities. When slept adequately, the body stamina improves over time and you will not feel the signs of fatigue.
Important factor for a child’s growth
A growing child needs to have adequate sleep. Lack of sleep or sleep disorder in kids will not allow them to learn and focus to their max capacity. So if you are a parent reading this information, check your child’s sleeping pattern and make the necessary changes to ensure that he or she is having the required sleep.
By getting to know these benefits, we are sure you would no more neglect your night sleep. We suggest you plan your day accordingly so that you don’t get your work spilled for extra hours.