When we sleep, we heal.
We know that getting enough sleep is important for good health, but many times it is the first thing we let slide when our “to do” list gets too long. Optimal sleep allows us to be at our best both physically and mentally. Our performance can be affected both mentally and physically with getting just two to three hours less of what is optimal sleep for us per night. Many bodily functions such as brain activity, secretion of hormones and blood pressure rely on our ability to get optimal sleep.
When we talk about sleep we have to look at both the quantity and the quality of sleep. While some sleep issues (sleep apnea, snoring) are more complicated, there are some easy things that we can pay attention to now that will help us get the optimal sleep that we need.
1. Keep it darkRead More