Research Reveals Sleep Problem DANGERS [Disturbing]
The holidays are headed our way like a speeding bullet.
Sure, this may be the most wonderful time of year. But it’s also one of the most stressful.
Between social obligations and shopping, it’s really no wonder that by the time we hit New Year’s Eve we’re exhausted and ready to rip our hair out.
So if you find yourself tossing and turning instead of dreaming about sugarplums at night you’re not alone. Sleep problems surge between November and January. And that may turn out to be a BIG problem.
Because alarming research has revealed that sleepissues could be causing FAR more harm than we ever realized.
In fact, a lack of quality sleep could set you up for some SERIOUS health issues.
A disturbing handful of studies presented at a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience revealed just how much lack of sleep impacts the brain.
One study showed that sleep deprivation increases your risk of suffering from anxiety. It makes sense since deep, slow-wave sleep helps calm overactive brain regions.
Lack of sleep has also been found to trigger the kind of BRAIN ACTIVITY associated with anxiety.
That makes lack of sleep a DOUBLE WHAMMY when it comes to anxiety. Toss holiday stress into the mix and you have a perfect storm for a meltdown.
But that might be the least of your problems…
Another study confirmed a connection between sleep problems and ALZHIEMER’S disease.
It’s because sleep disruptions impact your circadian rhythms (your body’s natural clock). And these interruptions cause a type of inflammation that can send your Alzheimer’s risk climbing.
Plus, that same lack of quality shuteye can increase symptoms in folks already suffering from the disease.
Other studies confirm that lack of sleep can cause major complications in Alzheimer’s patients. It can leave them more likely to fall and more agitated. And it can even accelerate their memory problems.
In fact, sleep problem are a common reason Alzheimer’s patients end up in long-term care facilities!
Studies like these are important because they shed light on new ways to approach brain disorders like anxiety and Alzheimer’s.
A practical real-world approach is to make sure you’re getting good, restorative sleep.
And it couldn’t be easier.
- First, spend time outside in the sun, especially in the morning. This simple step will help set your circadian rhythm for the day.
- Second, take steps to limit your exposure to blue light at night (that’s the kind of light emitted by your TV, laptop, and cell phone), which will help maintain your circadian rhythm. The best way to do this is by wearing amber blue-light blocking glasses starting at 8 p.m. You can get them at Amazon.com.
During this holiday season take some time to relax and destress. You’ll enjoy them more. Plus, it will help you sleep better at night.
P.S. Still having trouble slipping off to sleep? You might be running low on melatonin. The best way to boost melatonin is to give your body what it needs to make it. I have everything you need to know right here.
“Disrupted circadian rhythms may drive anxiety and exacerbate brain disorders: New studies reveal critical role of healthy sleep and powerful role of circadian rhythm regulation in the brain.” ScienceDaily.
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