Importance of Sleep 2018-02-02T10:54:30+00:00

EAR, NOSE & THROAT

Importance Of Sleep

Waking up and feeling groggy or tired may be a sign that you did not get enough sleep. It is necessary for life. Every living thing needs rest, especially humans. Some people sleep more than others, but nonetheless, everybody needs sleep. Some people require more sleep than others. Sleep refreshes the body. Beauty sleep is very real. Without sleep, you will notice negative changes in your body and appearance.  Others may just sleep more due to other health conditions. It has its benefits. The inability to sleep is frustrating, and it can have some negative results on your health.

Oversleeping

Most adults require about seven-nine hours of sleep per night. Children naturally require more because their bodies are doing a lot of changing and growing. Of course, everyone is different. Therefore, some people may need more or less sleep for optimum health. Sleep has many benefits; this does not mean you should all day to become healthier. Too much may result in serious health problems. Too much sleep can lead to depression, poverty, and heart disease. When you are under a lot of stress or have high anxiety, you may feel inclined to sleep more. Illness always makes you feel lethargic. Sleep is necessary for recovery.

Other Health Problems Related to Oversleeping

  • Obesity
  • Back Pain
  • Headache
  • Low Energy
  • Memory loss

Benefits 

There are several benefits to sleeping. Research shows these to be the best benefits:

  • Better memory
  • Live Longer
  • Decrease in inflammation in the body
  • Creativity and Imagination
  • Better performance
  • Better grades in school
  • Ability to pay attention
  • Lower stress and anxiety levels
  • Fewer accidents and mishaps

Problems

There are some specific disorders. These disorders include:

  • Hypersomnia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Sleepwalking or sleep talking
  • Nightmares in sleep
  • Circadian rhythm disorders
  • Narcolepsy
  • Bedwetting
  • Snoring

Each sleep disorder has its specific symptoms. Although all of them are disorders, some result in more sleep, and some result in less. Others may go unnoticed unless a partner or someone in the home recognizes it. Snoring and sleepwalking may not even be something you notice, but it can prevent those around you from having a good night’s sleep.

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