Sarah Fields

Summary: Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep

    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    the afternoon, caffeine should also be avoided. Caffeine has a half-life of 5-6 hours. This means that it takes that much hours for the body to process a half of the amount you took in.
    Vedathas quotedlast year
    Sleep is one of the most vital yet the least understood aspects of our wellness, longevity and our lives.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    taking a hot shower or bath before bedtime. When you take a hot bath, your blood rises closer to the surface of your skin. Once you’re out of the hot bath, this makes it easier for the body to release heat. Thus, it actually lowers your body temperature.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    sleep in a room with cold temperature.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    turn off devices at night. Screens should be avoided when you’re near bedtime. The blue light from the screens inhibits the melatonin production of your body.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    Why is sleep the least researched biological drive?
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    teenagers’ body clocks are naturally shifting to be later than adults’ body clocks.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    slows the effects of aging
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    According to Walker, sleep regulates hormones and prevents diseases like diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    Dreaming, on the other hand, mollifies painful memories. What dreaming does further is creating a virtual reality space in which the human brain melds your past and present knowledge to further inspire creativity.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    Sleep recalibrates the emotions, fine-tunes our metabolism, restocks our immune system, and regulates our appetite.
    Alicia Chairez Cabrerahas quoted2 years ago
    Sleep is enriching our ability to memorize, learn and make logical decisions.
    Lbvnnnhas quoted3 years ago
    Walker recommends sleep from seven to nine hours per night
    Lbvnnnhas quoted3 years ago
    Microsleep is when a person becomes unresponsive
    Lbvnnnhas quoted3 years ago
    Walker compares sleep deprivation to the same impairment when a person is drunk to the legal limit
    Lbvnnnhas quoted3 years ago
    Sleep deprivation also affects learning, memory, obesity, fertility, the immune system and the overall lifespan of a person.
    Lbvnnnhas quoted3 years ago
    aging. It increases longevity. Sleep also enhances the education and lifespan of our children. Apart from these, it boosts the efficiency, productivity, and success of our businesses
    Lbvnnnhas quoted3 years ago
    According to Walker, sleep regulates hormones and prevents diseases like diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s. It further slows the effects of aging
    Lbvnnnhas quoted3 years ago
    According to Walker, sleep regulates hormones and prevents diseases like diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’
    Kseniya Golovkinahas quoted3 years ago
    . Walker also advises avoiding alcohol before bed. Just like sleeping pills, they limit the deep REM and NREM sleep.
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