The Wonder of Sleep

In spite of a hectic modern life style and all efforts to keep up with your fast-past life, never sacrifice sleep! Research has find that missing out on sleep may have a negative impact on your health. It is estimated that people spend about 24 years of their lives sleeping. Something that takes up that much time and is so closely linked to our immune system must be one of the most important things for us to respect.

When you feel ill or under the weather, the body’s instant response is to sleep. There is a very good reason for this. Cytokines (immune system hormones) flood through the body when an infection is present and also act as a powerful sleep inducer, giving your body the chance to heal and save energy.

Therefore, getting a good night’s sleep may be one of the most important things you can do to maintain good health and a longer life. It won’t matter if you exercise, eat well, take supplements or meditate, if you do not get enough sleep for prolonged periods of time, your health will eventually suffer.

Signs that you may not get enough sleep