Why we should sleep enough?

Sleep enough : Sleeping is an important factor in your life. If you do not have a good sleep during a night, it cause many health and psychological problems.

Sleep enough: More concentration

Sleep enoughCan you not concentrate enough? Do you have trouble in learning new issues?

Sleep will adjust the relationship between the brain cells and increase your learning and concentration.

Sleep enough: Less accident

Sleep enoughSleepy drivers cause a large number of accidents. Additionally, lack of sleep, in addition to reducing focus, can increase stress and aggression, which is one of the most important factors in driving.

Sleep enough: There is a better mood with enough sleep

Sleep enoughIn the beginning of the morning you did not have a good night before, can be very unpleasant. It cause you to not have a good mode and feel dissatisfied. To have a better feeling, try to have a good sleep, and if you have any problems with sleep disorders, talk to your doctor.

Sleep enough: Healthier heart with better sleep

If you sleep less than 6 hours a night, you may have a heart problem in the future. Doctors are not completely sure about this. Sleepiness lowers blood pressure, increases Adrenalin and stress, which is harmful for your body.

Sleep enough: Better memory

Sleep enoughIf you do not sleep well enough, your mind will not be able to communicate between what you have to remember and what you should remember. So, you will not be able to have a good memory.

Better sleep, less diabetes

Sleep enoughSleep low overnight, especially if it is less than 5 hours a day, causes the body to use glucose as a fuel. It can decrease the diabetes.

Sleep enough: Less wrinkle

Sleep enoughIf you do not have enough sleep, your face and body will start to wrinkle, because insufficient resting of the body secretes cortisol hormone, which is a hormone of stress. So, it eliminates collagen in the skin.

Sleep enough: Enough Sleeping will make you wise

Sufficient sleep will organize events in the mind. As a result, the human brain will be able to solve the problem. So, it is better to decide and treat wisely about the events around you.

Sleep enough: Losing weight

Your body needs an average of 8 hours to keep your fat percentage ideal. If you sleep less than 6 hours a day, the body stores more body fluids. On the other hand, it produces more insulin, which will increase weight. Sleep may also increase the secretion of hormones of hunger, and as a result you will feel hungrier and want to eat fatty and sweet foods.

Sleep enough: Live longer

Sleep enoughStudies have shown that people who have a good sleep can have longer life.

Sleep enough: Fewer colds

Sufficient sleep produces adequate antibodies, making the body more resistant and stronger against pathogens.

Sleep enough: How much does your body need sleep?

The amount of sleep required depends on the age, sex, and physical condition.

But on average:

Children: 10 hours a day

Teens: 9-10 hours a day

Adults: 7-8 hours a day

Sleep enough: How can we sleep better?

If you are having difficulty sleeping, eating a relaxing drink before bed can help you a lot. Also exercise during the day is very useful to have a good sleep. Do not eat a heavy meal before bedtime and keep your bedroom’s temperature cool and comfortable.

Collected by
Dr. Sara Bakhshaei

About Sara Bakhshaei

Dr Sara Bakhshaei ParsiTeb Company Researcher
Dr Sara Bakhshaei is a PhD. graduate Agroecologist from the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. She has done researches in some agricultural and health fields such as Plant Ecology, Agroecology, Data Analysis, Crop production, LCA and Pharmaceutical effects of medicinal plants. She completed her researches as an Internship period in IFF institute(Institute of Social Ecology) in Vienna, Austria. Since 2016 she works as a senior researcher at Parsiteb herbal pharmaceutical company. She has 8 years of work experience as a university lecturer in Iran and published more than 100 articles in her research fields. Now she continues her study in the field of Phytomedicine at the Boku University of Vienna.

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