Sometimes having to sleep can be so inconvenient, busy lives mean that every minute of our days are crammed with 1001 things to do. However sleep is essential for good health. Sleep allows our bodies to restore itself, heal and process information. Quality sleeps contributes to good mental health, physical health and keeps you safe. A lack of sleep can cause reduced memory, impaired coordination and inability to react effectively in certain situations, this puts you at risk of accident and injury.
When you sleep your body takes the opportunity to heal the heart and blood vessels, people who suffer from a lack of sleep are more at risk of developing heart disease and suffering from a stroke. Ultimately a regular sleep pattern may help you to live longer.
Whilst you sleep hormones are regulated and growth occurs. Good sleep is essential for children and teens whilst they are entering growing phases.
Sleep affects the whole body and it is essential to take action if you are suffering from a lack of sleep, difficulty falling asleep or waking frequently during the night. There are a number of health reasons why sleep may be difficult, consult your doctor for advice. The room in which you sleep also affects the quality of sleep you achieve so take the time to create a lovely calm, relaxing environment.
Here are some tips on how to create the perfect bedroom for good quality sleep.