Why is Sleep important?

Sleep forms 1/3rd  of our life. Do we give that much importance?

  1. Inadequate sleep, even for a week, disrupts your blood sugars so profoundly that you may be classified as prediabetic.
  2. Sleep enriches the diversity of functions, including the ability to learn, memorize & make logical decisions.
  3. The REM phase of sleep helps to reduce weight by burning excessive fat.
  4. Good nights sleep reduces Cortisol levels by 30 %. Cortisol is the stress hormone that disturbs the balance in body physiology if raised chronically.
  5. Sleep is the best remedy for Chronic illnesses like Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimers.
  6. Sleep is freely available, automatic & we don’t need to put in any extra effort.
  7. It has been proven through a lot of research that sleep is the number one mechanism to improve immunity, heals the mind emotionally and body physically.
  8. Sleep is one of the undervalued, least known, but very effective bodily processes that balance the rhythm of the Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin, and feel-good hormones.

    Did you have enough sleep last night?

    SOURCE: Matthew Walker, Author of Why we sleep?
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