Senin, 04 Juni 2012

BENEFITS OF SLEEP

Sleep is not just a routine for humans, but also the need for the body and mind. In general adult takes 7-9 hours a day for sleep. In addition to quantity, quality of sleep is also noteworthy. Should sleep soundly so that we can feel optimal benefits. In general human activity during the day, and rest in the evening. It's like a natural pattern. But there are some who have a habit of staying up late and sleep in the daytime. Which is better, sleeping during the day or night? Sleep better at night and has many virtues. At night we sleep quality would be much better than during the day. During the day most of the human perform many activities that make this world a noisy, even far from calm. You may be receive more text messages, guests, or an appointment at noon that will disturb your rest time. Thus, the quality will not be as good nap sleep at night.

Another reason why it's important to sleep at night and the better is the light. You should know that the body produces the hormone melatonin in the state with no light (dark), which began at 21:00 (9 pm). This hormone has a major effect on your health. The hormone melatonin is able to suppress tumor cell growth and cancer so as to protect the body from cancer. Besides the two reasons mentioned above, what virtue sleep at night? Consider the following information this:

Avoid high blood pressure and heart disease
During the day humans are more influenced by the sympathetic nerves that are active. This makes people nervous to actively the work thus increasing blood pressure and heart rate accelerates. At night time nerves parasympathetic rest of your body. If you are sleep deprived then this harmony will be disturbed. Heart the rest should be forced to continue working, as well as blood pressure. Lack of sleep will increase levels of stress hormone, the hormone cortisol, which lead to increased pressure blood. The performance will be better heart and the heart will be healthier if we get enough sleep at night. Research shows that people who sleep less than 5 hours a day had 39% higher risk for heart disease than those without.

1)      Increase endurance
Night until the wee hours is an appropriate time to produce the hormone melatonin. This hormone is a powerful antioxidant in the body. Melatonin will fight germs and free radicals. In the presence of melatonin means we have a weapon to fight the toxin, thereby increasing endurance. Remember, melatonin only be produced if you sleep with the lights turned off. In addition to melatonin, the body will also produce normal amounts of cortisol. Cortisol will serve to set the immune system and blood pressure. So, getting enough sleep is a way to maintain a healthy body.

2)      Avoid cancer
Sleep is enough to produce melatonin that free radicals will be overcome and minimize the risk of cancer. According to studies, people who work until late at night or people who often stay at risk higher for cancer. This is because melatonin levels in their bodies that work at night due to a smaller more exposed to light. Light (lights) can reduce production melatonin. These hormones can reduce the risk of cancer. Therefore, the evening should be used to rest and also make sure you sleep at night in the dark (no light exposure) for the body to produce melatonin.

3)      The time is right to dispose of poison
Sleep is a very appropriate and needed by our body to remove toxins. Night is the most optimal time for the body to remove toxins. Because of the primacy of rest at night these days, it is not advisable to sleep too late or wake up too late to allow the removal of toxins the body is not distracted.

Hours 21:00 to 23:00: the time in which the body remove toxins (detoxification) in the lymph nodes. Suggested in these times, people should be in a calm and do not work for detoxification process is more optimal.

Hours 23:00 to 01:00: time for the body to detoxify the liver. Good quality sleep, that is soundly asleep and will optimize the process of detoxification in the liver.

Hours of 1:00 a.m. to 03:00: time to get rid of toxins in the bile 
Hours 3:00 to 05:00: time to get rid of toxins in the lungs. Therefore, usually the these times will be great for cough patient, so it is not advisable to drink cough medicine for dirt cleaning process is not blocked. 5:00 to 07:00: time for the body to defecate, because at times it is going. Detoxification process in the colon. Do not hold back, restrain, hold back because it can withstand
interfere with the digestive process, giving rise to the problem of constipation (a bowel obstruction).

4)      Digestion
Digestion while you sleep will put maximum effort to drain the stomach and other organs. This is because
peristalsis and increases the digestive juices. Thus, lack of sleep will interfere with the digestive activity. To maintain the health of the digestive organs, you should not eat before bed. Stomach acid naturally increased during sleep. If a stomach full of food the stomach acid will cause more and more and
heartburn. To avoid this, go to bed two hours after eating.

5)      Optimize the ability of the brain
In our bodies there are two hormones that affect the concentration of noradrenaline and serotonin. Concentration 
 6)   Will optimize the ability of the brain in remembering, memorizing, and mathematical. When these two   
      hormones declined, then your concentration will also decrease. Both hormones are restored by sleep.   
     Thus, lack of sleep
will only exacerbate the ability of your brain.
Not easy to stress and depression
Lack of sleep will lower the hormone serotonin that makes people easy to stress and depression. In addition, makes your body tired easily ignited emotions. Lack of sleep will increase stress hormone levels, makes it simple tense, the brain can not think well, and more prone to depression. Instead you sleep will make the body more relaxed and not easily stressed.

7)      Prevent diabetes
Stress and sleep deprivation increases levels of cortisol. The hormone cortisol is too high will cause an increase blood sugar. Sleep could reduce excess cortisol by 50%.

8)      More active and productive
A good-quality sleep and can increase alertness. Enough sleep will also make the body become
fitter. Well, because the body fit, then you will be better prepared to perform the task. People are getting enough sleep can think and work hard so that the work becomes more optimal. Conversely lack of sleep will make you lazy, become active and creative, and spend lots of time to complete job. Inefficient is it?

9)      Stabilize weight
Staying up late causes a decrease in leptin and increased ghrelin. Leptin is a hormone that makes you feel satiety, while gherin will stimulate hunger. For this reason the less sleep the night tend to eat more so that the weight increase. Some people vent stress with eating. Lack of sleep will cause a person easy to stress that getting fatter.

10)  Reduce the inflammation
Lack of sleep can raise levels of stress hormones, which increase stress hormones can increase inflammatory (inflammation) in some parts of the body. Inflammation is closely linked to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, and premature aging.

11)  More fit and beautiful
Our bodies naturally can not be used 24 hours a day. Feeling tired after completing the pile of work must
treated with adequate rest. When you sleep, the body's cells will release the fatigue that can be active again after waking. Lack of sleep at night will make the body sluggish and weak the next day. This is because your cells have not fully recovered. Lack of sleep will make your eyes do not sparkle, causing eye bags, and lazy smile. People who lack of sleep will feel sleepy, so that his face could not be cheerful and bright. Will you be pretty with a face like this? Of course you know the answer, right.

12)  Well, after knowing the benefits and adequate nighttime sleep quality, so there is no excuse for you who
      like to stay up to belittle in any way. Flat-out the engine still needs a rest, as well our bodies. For those
       of you who have to work nights, still take some time to rest even for a moment. However, if you
can not sleep nights because of work, at least do not make this a lifelong habit. Avoid also suggested that caffeine can sleep soundly. Enjoy your sleep.