The Ultimate Guide to the Best Sleep Ever
When it comes to sleep, quality and quantity both matter.
Sleep plays a pivotal role in your mental and physical health. Every night, it basically hits a reset button that re-energizes the cells throughout your body and helps to clear waste from the brain. It also supports learning and memory by helping your brain organize your thoughts and experiences from each day. Prioritizing time for sleep can in turn increase your productivity and help you make better choices with it comes to food and exercise.
It’s clear that when you get consistent, adequate rest, your mind and body are able to properly recover from the day’s activities. You’re also setting yourself up to feel and perform your best the next day. On the flip side, sleep deprivation throws off your circadian rhythm (or body clock) and can put you at risk for a number of health issues, including but not limited to:
As it turns out, staying awake all night can also increase a person’s sensitivity to pain the next morning by as much as 30%!