Sleeping is as important as eating. It is a necessity for our body to gain strength from the stress encountered during the day. Also, sleeping has many benefits to offer. Nevertheless, most people neglect its importance. Yes, we sleep but the question is, is it enough?
As human we need to have enough sleep. Sleeping helps our brain to restore and process new information and it improves our memory. It helps us relax our body from the things done the entire day. When we have proper sleep we strengthen our body’s immune system that helps us to fight infection and it repairs our body system. It lowers the chances of getting high blood pressure and inflammatory markers.
It also lessens the possibility of having diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular diseases and other illnesses. Having a good sleep helps to make our day right. Since our body have enough rest we can do better work and it affects how we interact with people.
On the other hand, without proper sleep or lack of sleep can lead to malfunction of our body. We are more prone to diseases since our immune system will be weaker. It will be hard for the brain to process information and retain an idea which often makes us forgetful.
Our body will easily get tired from doing work and makes us more exhausted. It can also lead to gaining weight. The hormone that influence and manage our appetite is regulated when we sleep. When we lack sleep we tend to look for food that is rich in calories and fats. And without proper sleep it is easier for us to be irritated and we will lack interest from doing our work. Depriving our self from sleeping is depriving our self from having healthy and long life.
There are factors why we lack sleep. Some people tend to finish task during the night others have insomnia. Some have difficulty in sleeping again once disturb or having nightmares. Whatever is the reason why we can’t get enough sleep we must ask advice from the expert and do what they say.
Also, prioritize sleeping during the night. Instead of finishing task at night, sleep early and wake up early to accomplish task. We get more ideas and our brain functions well when we have enough sleep. Follow proper sleeping hygiene to help you sleep easier. We must not deprive ours self from having good sleep.