Good sleep rebuilds our immune system. Sleep is the best remedy to deal with some diseases.
Sleep is also extremely important when we are healthy.
The average adult needs about 7 hours of sleep a night.
The ideal sleep pattern is 8 hours of sleep at night from 10 pm until 6 am. Even though it is not realistic for most of us, we should try to get as close as possible to this pattern.
If it is not easy for you to fall asleep that is a sign that your nervous system is asking for help. Starting from 9 pm avoid everything that can make you nervous: TV news, phone calls to relatives, motivational talks with your kids. “nothing annoying after 9 pm” should be a rule. Take a walk, or watch some calming TV program or listen to you favourite music. Continue reading…