In this corporate target oriented competetive world that we strive to survive in ,we sure have come across a long way from the hours of procastinating seemingly objective less lifestyle of the 50’s where sleep was still a luxury we could all afford at our leisure . Variety of reasons could be analysed and studied: one being the obvious leap in technological distractions that have conjured up in these last 50 years, the biggest of all being the internet. The zealous or the enthusiastic among us quite simply have established newer or more advanced and entertaining ways to sway us across time zones, giving little room to time management or the outdoor life .
The verdict is obvious: our young as well as our old age groups seem to have a created disbalance in their sleep cycle ,a problem which if not addressed immediately can have devastating effects on our mental and physical health because short sleep durations have been linked to major health issues such as obesity and hypertension. Thus rather catering to the much expected consequences of lack of adequate sleep we want you to gain some idea about the rather important benefits of sticking to a fix and healthier sleep regime.
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Boosts your mood:
A poor night’s rest affects people’s happiness as much as tight work deadlines, and it could have an even bigger impact on mood than significant income differences in the group, thus, a good night’s sleep can literally make you more charged up and ready to face the world than ever before. Infact over the years, a combination of studies have clearly stated a deeper connection among people with severe mental health issues like depression, anxiety and lack of sleep.
Boosts your memory:
A good night’s sleep can have immense impact on your brain functioning, concentration and your confidence hence making you more alert. Students especially should take special note of this point and plan their revision during exams in a manner that allows them to gain those much precious hours of rest before D-day.
Boost your lifespan:
Regularly sleeping less than you should is associated with a shorter lifespan, although it is not clear whether little sleep is the cause, or an effect of other illnesses. Studies have found people who routinely sleep for fewer than six hours a night have a higher risk of dying sooner than people of a similar age who sleep for seven or eight hours a night.
Boost your physical health:
Lack of sleep can suppress your immune system, which makes you more vulnerable to infections. A recent study has found out that sleeping for lesser than seven hours a night increases the risk of catching cold. Thus sleeping for optimum hours can have huge impact on your over all well being and strength.
Boost your decision making:
We’ve all heard of sleeping on a problem, in the hope that come morning the solution will be clear. Well scientists have found that when you do this your brain still looks for a solution, even when you’re asleep. Even if you don’t wake up with an answer, a good night’s sleep will equip your brain to assess the problem afresh and help make you come up with finer more informed decisions.
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