Tuesday, December 6

Tag: sleep

If you sleep less than 7 hours a night, read this!
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If you sleep less than 7 hours a night, read this!

We all have heard how we need at least 8 hours of sleep to fully recover and perform at our best, but although we try, our sleep schedule is always a mess! So if you are one of those who manage less than 7 hours of sleep per night, you might want to read this!Increased risk of the followingSleeping less than 7 hours a night increases risk of:• Stroke• Diabetes• Depression• Weight gain• Heart attack• Memory loss• High blood pressureHABITS TO ADAPT TO SLEEP BETTER3 factors influencing your sleep:1. Comfort2. Light levels3. TemperatureHow do we improve these?• Use blackout curtains (light)• Use an air conditioner (temperature)• Use a high-quality pillow + matt...
Here’s why you always wake up before your Alarm clock! ⏰
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Here’s why you always wake up before your Alarm clock! ⏰

You ever had a good night sleep when suddenly you woke up, checked your phone to see there are only 20 minutes left till your alarm clock goes off? When you force yourself to sleep for those precious minutes before the alarm actually go off! Yes we have an explanation for the phenomenon and why it happens!To understand that, we first have to look at how our bodies function. Our bodies have different cycles where it repairs itself when we're sleeping, and increases our metabolism and initiating important physiological functions to help us perform throughout the day. And it is all correlated to a protein that also plays an important role in ageing, illness like cancer and diabetes and much more.We knew that the body switches between these cycles when you wake up, which helps us ...
Sleep Deprivation: The Cause, The Effect, and How To Prevent It
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Sleep Deprivation: The Cause, The Effect, and How To Prevent It

An average adult needs around 7 to 9 hours of good quality sleep to function properly. Most of us already know about this fact, yet we still underestimate the effects that can be caused by a lack of sleep or poor quality sleep.Sleep deprivation can have long-term effects. It can drain your mental abilities, as well as puts your physical health at risk. But what is causing the sleep deprivation, really? And how can we prevent it from happening? We will find out all of the answers here. Check it out.The CauseStress can be one of the reasons of sleep deprivationCommonly, we know that the cause of sleep deprivation is a consistent lack of sleep or reduced quality of sleep. Sleep deprivation can also be caused by some kind of sleep disorder.Sleep deprivation can occur mainl...