In this busier lifestyle, an average person is ready to skip his sleep rather to get more productivity. But you shouldn’t compromise your sleep habits just because of your life demands so.
Sleep has been proven to play an important role in promoting not only physical health and longevity, but also emotional well-being. It is no wonder why a person who has had a good night’s sleep will tend to be in a better mood, enjoy clearer thoughts, and have less fragile emotions. Judgment, concentration, memory, and even mood are inadvertently weakened by lack of sleep.
Sleep needs vary from individual to individual, and changes can occur at any stage in the lifespan. The amount of sleep you need is the number of hours necessary to wake up without an alarm, refreshed and alert. Most adults need about seven to eight hours of sleep each night.
The culprits of sleep problems may vary from physical, emotional and hormonal disturbances. Some of the common reasons are depression, menopause, diabetes, GERD, Respiratory tract infections, thyroid problems.
Anyhow good sleep habits are important for good quality of sleep. These include sticking to regular bedtime, sleeping in a cool, dark, non-noisy and comfortable room. Staying active during the day can lower stress and provide feelings of relaxation, which will help you sleep better.
Basic knowledge on sleep and common sense will make you a better sleeper and more productive during waking hours. Good night, Sleep tight.