The Importance of Sleep

sharont6 | Sleep, Uncategorized | 09 10th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Going for one day without sleep may cause some discomfort but will not destroy your health. Being sleep deprived on a permanent basis will. It will eventually suppress the immune system, cause hallucinations and may even cause mental illness. The body is designed to repair itself while sleeping. Different organs literally repair themselves during hourly […]

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

sharont6 | Sleep | 09 9th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Behaviors to adopt: Using your bedroom only for sleep and sex Exercising regularly, preferably in the morning or early afternoon Keeping a regular bedtime and waking time, even on the weekends Creating a relaxing bedtime routine, such as soaking in a tub, listening to soothing music, or massaging your legs or feet before bed Practicing […]

Things to Avoid for a Good Night’s Sleep

sharont6 | Sleep | 09 8th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Behaviors to avoid: Having caffeine after lunch Having alcohol within 6 hours of bedtime Watching television right before going to bed If you do need a little tv to wind down, try comedies, no news Having a cigarette before bedtime Going to bed hungry or when you’ve had a big meal Going to bed before […]