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Activity Discussion General Discussion Why sleep is important for our health. Reply To: Why sleep is important for our health.

  • Shivani

    June 22, 2021 at 8:07 am
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    It is an important function in that it allows you to control your body and mind will be energized and refreshed and alert when you wake up. Have a good night’s sleep also helps the body to stay healthy and prevent diseases. Without enough sleep, the brain is not functioning properly. This can affect the ability to concentrate, think clearly, and to make the process of memory.

    Most adults need between seven and nine hours of nightly sleep. Children and young people need a lot of sleep, especially if they are under the age of five. Work schedules, stress, disruptive, bedroom, situations and medical conditions can all be avoided by getting enough sleep at night. To maintain a good diet and positive lifestyle habits can help make sure you’re getting enough sleep each night, but for some people, and a chronic lack of sleep may be the first symptom of a sleep disorder.

    The internal biological clock that regulates your sleep cycle, monitor, when you are tired and ready to go to bed, or a fresh and crisp. This clock uses a 24-hour cycle known as the circadian rhythm. After waking up from sleep, you will become more and more tired throughout the day. These feelings, the peak in the evening, before going to bed.

    This sleep drive, which is also known as the sleep-wake homeostasis may be related to adenosine, is an organic compound produced in the brain. The level of adenosine increases during the day, when you’re more tired, and then it breaks down in the body, this compound during the night.

    The light also has an effect on the circadian rhythm. The brain has specific areas of nerve cells, known as the hypothalamus, and an accumulation of cells in the hypothalamus called the suprachiasmatic nucleus, which processes the signals when the eyes are exposed to natural or artificial light. This signals to the brain in order to determine whether or not it is day or night.

    When the daylight fades, the night, the body releases melatonin, a hormone as it causes drowsiness. When the sun comes up in the morning, the body releases a hormone known as cortisol, which increases the amount of energy and alertness.

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