Sleep is one of man’s primary needs. The average adult needs about 7 to 9 hours of total sleep time per day. Teenagers need 9 hours of sleep and young children require 10 hours of sleep.
Sleeping heals the body, mind and spirit. The foremost benefit sleep gives is rest and rejuvenation. Sleep also strengthens memory and helps you remember important facts and perform tasks better. Sleeping also cuts the risk of heart disease Deep sleep also helps the body process sugar thus maintaining healthy sugar levels. Sleep also encourages bonding and fosters a feeling of closeness towards our partner.
Lack of sleep causes harm to the body, mind and spirit. If we lose just 2 hours of sleep, our body produces more stress hormones, making us feel sluggish and disoriented just like being drunk. Sleep deprivation causes less brain cells to be produced, slows down nerve cell reproduction significantly and dramatically increases the body’s sugar levels.
Some 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep problem. About a quarter of them do not get the adequate sleep they need to be alert the next day. Despite this though, majority of them do not use anything to help them sleep.
There are many sleep treatments that can help you get adequate sleep. You can find a wide range of sleep drugs, natural sleep remedies, sleep aid products and sleep techniques being sold OTC or in the internet.
This book will guide you through those various options so you can choose discriminately. You will get valuable info on how some of the following can help you sleep better:
· Comfort and posture
· Breathing and relaxation techniques
· Sleep inducing music and sounds
· Chamomile, lavender, valerian root and other herbs, vitamins and minerals
Plus other invaluable sleep facts and sleep help to aid you in sleeping better so you can get enough restful sleep each night and wake up full of physical and mental energy to start another new day!
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