Physical and Intellectual Benefits of Sleep

Sleep Deprivation is very common health issues which most of the people are often suffer from it. Around half of the population experience sleepiness once or may be twice a week, which is bad enough. This led them to face many other health issues which badly effects on physical and mental growth. So, there is very essential for us to know about the importance of sleep.

Here in this article we’re going to acknowledged you about the health benefits. When we sleep well, we wake up feeling energetic, refreshed and alert for our daily activities. Uninterrupted complete sleep helps us to leave our body and mind rejuvenated for the next day.

If there is sleep rupture, then the body doesn’t have the time to complete all the phases needed for muscular repair, having good memory and release of hormones for regulating growth will be impossible in this case. Improper sleep leads to less attentive in the environment and incapable of taking decision.

Apart from this, we simply talk about a small child or a new born baby. Mostly the sleep experts advised the parents to let their child sleep more as it helps them to physical and mental growth. Just as a new born baby, an adult should also have to take appropriate sleep at least for about 8 hours every night.

Here a picture is given below, which indicates the required sleep hours from new born baby to older adults:

Four stages of Sleep cycle

  1. There are five stages of sleep cycle which follows the pattern of two essential phases, NREM (non-rapid eye movement) and REM (RAPID RAPID MOVEMENT)  First four stages are NREM stages in which we begin to fall asleep and are little engaged and attentive with our surrounding in stage fourth we shifts to deep sleep where our blood pressure drops and our breathing becomes slower.  Stage 5 is REM stage composed of 25% of sleep at night. It first occurs about 90 minutes after falling asleep and recurs about every 90 minutes.

In Stage 4 and 5, where we’re in deep sleep helps us to relax our body muscles, blood supply to muscles increases, energy is restored, hormones are released which leads your mental and physical growth and development. These stages also provides energy to brain and body and stores your daytime activities in your brain which helpful in feeling mentally fresh and active to the next day.

Health Benefits from GOOD SLEEP

  1. Your immune system becomes healthy if you get enough sleep.

  2. Hormones are released while sleeping, these hormones helps to promote the growth of your body.

  3. Your body muscles get developed with good sleep.

  4. You can feel mentally or intellectually fresh and capable of performing daily works with conscious mind.

  5. Improves your digestive system.

  6. Good and enough sleep helpful in healing your wounds very fast.

If you’re not getting enough sleep throughout the night, then you probably may have any sleep disorder which cans badly effects to your physical and mental health. So, it is necessary for you to recall your sleep & treat your sleep related issues as soon as possible.