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Benefits of good sleep

A lot of us are either sleeping till noon or getting only like 4 hours of sleep.

What is a healthy lifestyle? Most people say that it is important to have at least 8 hours of sleep. We all feel exhausted after a poor night's sleep and fresh after a good night's sleep. But even with this knowledge, in our busy society, many of us don't have the quality sleep that we really need to benefit from from sleeping health. To fall asleep faster find a comfortable position to sleep in, make your room dark, drink a cup of chamomile tea, and get off your phone one hour before you go to sleep (According to SCL Health, the blue light emitted by your phone screen restrains the production of melatonin, the hormone that controls your sleep cycle. Reducing melatonin makes it more difficult to fall asleep, stay asleep and, wake up the next day.)

Pros of good sleep ( teens need 7-10 hours of sleep per 24 hours):

  • Helps restore our organ systems including the immune system and the muscular system.

  • If you are trying to lose weight, getting quality sleep is absolutely crucial.

  • Could help with concentration and productivity.

  • Can maximize athletic performance.

  • Children grow when they sleep.

  • Reduces stress

  • Improves your memory

  • Can increase happiness.

Effects of poor sleep (less than 6 hours of sleep):

  • is linked with weight gain and higher risk of obesity.

  • is linked with depression

  • Have higher risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes

  • Reduces of your ability to interact socially.

  • Studies show that most students who got less then 6 hours of sleep didn't do well at school.

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