The Benefits of Sleep
Scientists have discovered a revolutionary treatment that makes you live longer, enhance your memory, look more creative, and more attractive . It keeps you slim and lowers food cravings. Regular sleep protects you from cancer and dementia. It wards off colds and the flu. Good, regular sleep also lowers your risk of heart attack and stroke, and diabetes. You’ll even feel happier, less depressed, and less anxious. Are you interested?
If it were for a new drug, many people would pay large sums of money for even the smallest dose. Should clinical trials back up the claims, share prices of the pharmaceutical company that invented the drug would skyrocket. Of course, the ad is not describing some miracle new tincture or cure-all wonder drug, but rather the proven benefits of a full night of sleep, especially in regards to your health. There’s truth in the old saying, “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”
What Happens When We Lose Sleep?
What happens when you lose an hour of sleep? In the Spring, most of the United States move the clock forward an hour. A recent study showed that there is an increase in heart attacks by 24% in the next calendar day. That same study also showed that when we gain an hour in the Fall, heart attacks are reduced by 21% in the next calendar day.
The benefits of sleep are much greater than most of us have imagined. Do your mind and body a favor.
Having a good night’s sleep can be greatly influenced by a better diet and a decreased stress level. It’s a great idea once you are over 40 to have annual blood work consisting of the basic panels as well as thyroid, hormone, and adrenal functions. Our office does a variety of neuro rehabilitation programs that will benefit your brain and improve immune function which are important to improve sleep. Call 480-951-5006 or drburdorf.com to schedule a complimentary consultation.
Treating the root cause of your condition, not just your symptoms, is the fastest way to recovery and is the best way to obtain optimal health and wellness.