How to Sleep for a Better Brain, Stronger Heart, and Faster Recovery
By Lift and Rise
March 6, 2020
Getting good quality sleep ensures your immune system is working in tip-top shape.
Good sleep means getting deep sleep cycles.
So Many Benefits...
So many of us have worn "lack of sleep" like a badge of achievement.
But what we don't know is that those hours of sleep we skipped are the things that transform us from below-average to humans infused with vitality.
Here's what great, deep sleep does for you:
- Supports brain health and clarity
- Support healthy body systems
- Ward off chronic health issues
- Increase deep recovery of your body, organs, and tissues
- Protect against Alzheimer's Disease
- Increase Heart Rate Variability ( HRV )
4 Best Tips to Get Deep Sleep Cycles
1. Turn Off Electronic Screens
Turn off electronic screens about an hour before sleeping.
The light from screens can inhibit our natural melatonin production and keep us in low level, restless sleep.
This means, no more watching TV, or using iPad/Phones an hour before your bedtime!
2. Cut That Sugar
The sugars can disrupt sleep patterns.
Instead of hot chocolate, opt for hot tea with no caffeine.
3. Take melatonin
Melatonin is the hormone that helps make you sleepy.
Melatonin production can be disrupted by poor sleep hygiene and declines as we age. So adding melatonin to your sleep routine can help.
4. Eliminate light
Get yourself a sleep mask, as your body responds to light.
Even those small LED lights on charging cables can keeps you in a shallow level of sleep.
Try these suggestions and share them with others to supercharge your immune system.
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