October 1, 2018 | by admin | Sleep facts and tips
‘Sleep is considered as food for the brain’.
Skipping sleep can make you feel moody, make you look bad and by affecting your overall performances it will make it difficult for you to get along with the people around, leaving you behind with less scores in exams or progress at work.
Note- A brain that is lacking in sleep will search a way to get it even when you are not expecting it.
E.g.- Drowsing and falling asleep while driving causes 1,00,000 car accidents every year. (1) If you don’t get enough sleep then your chances of falling sick, meeting an accident or getting an injury is high.
Top 5 shocking reasons why you shouldn’t skip sleep
1. Serious medical conditions
Controlling sleep can lead you to heart diseases and diabetes. While you sleep, your body secretes hormones that helps you to have a control on metabolism, appetite and glucose processing. (2) After you eat, less insulin is released and along with this if you lack sleep, you put your body in stress- leading to increase glucose in blood stream and you may get type 2 diabetes. (3)
2. Lack of coordination and Memory loss
Due to lack of sleep or poor sleep, your attention gets decreased and causes memory loss and brain deterioration, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. (4)
Hallucinating is one of the most common symptom of sleep deprivation. Approximately 80 percent of normal people in the population will eventually hallucinate. (5) So, to avoid such consequences, quality sleep is good option.
4. Lack of sleep decreases sex drive
Testosterone has an important role in person’s sex drive, especially men. Lack of sleep lowers testosterone levels, reducing your libido. (6) Giving you disinterested or poor sex life.
5. Increases Infertility
Getting a good night sleep restores your brain and organs system and regulate important hormones in your body – including fertility-related hormones. In both men and women, due to sleep loss reduction in secretion of reproductive hormones has been seen and as a result difficulty in conceiving has been claimed as one of the consequences of sleep loss. (7)
There are various reasons where you may lose good quality sleep like: Excessive day time sleeping, Snoring or choking during sleep, Night terrors, Sleep walking and more serious sleep related problems. Visiting a good counsellor or sleep clinic is suggested.
But there are also few reasons that disturbs your sleep like poor bedding, discomforting pillows and age-old hard mattresses, rough blankets that make you restless and hurt you during sleep.
We, at Recron, make your sleep time comfortable with soft pillows, great quality mattress and warm blankets. We have wide range of products at affordable prices.