In a first time ever research finding, scientists have been able to tie sleep with the protein removal mechanism of the brain, concluding that one of the important functions of sleep may be to reduce cellular-stress in the brain caused by wakefulness.
A recent research shows that getting too much or too little sleep can increase your risk of heart disease. And the right amount of sleep (7-8 hours on an average), can protect your heart and reduce the risk of cardiovascular episodes.
Sleep is your body’s simplest hack of bringing itself back to balance. Deep, restorative sleep repairs your torn tissues, helps your muscles grow, consolidates your memory, helps your nerve cells branch out, helps synthesize essential proteins and hormones, and reduces your sensitivity to pain. No wonder you want to sleep when you are tired, worried,Continue reading “Sleep: Balance vs. Imbalance”
How many days in a week do you wake up feeling your best and charged up to face the world? Every day? Only after a weekend? Rarely? Well, if you chose the last two, this article is for you. You don’t have to spend sleepless nights (pun intended) to figure out how to sleep better.Continue reading “How To Sleep Better”
Sedatives are not the answer. A sedative is like a sledgehammer that tries to beat your body into submission. Sedatives can offer temporary assistance, but will throw your body further off balance for the next day. And it will keep getting worse every day. Counting sheep? Restful sleep comes when your natural sleep-inducing mechanisms areContinue reading “Trouble Getting Sleep?”