People often brags that their work efficiency never gets disturbed with mere 2 or 4 hours of sleep. But the truth is they must take care of their health. The scientific study portrays that it is a symptom of Chronic Sleep Restriction:
- It causes increase in intake of food which are high on glucose as a result there is a high risk of obesity and associated morbidity.
- It weakens your immune system and reduces your antioxidant levels.
Whereas the optimal amount of sleep may reduces the chances of Cancer, stroke and heart diseases. But the big question is what is that number that can be coined as the optimum amount? Is it 2, 4, 6, 8, or 12 hrs of Sleep? The question has baffled sleep scientists across the world.
Questions like how do you feel when you wake up in the morning? Do you feel energised? Do you need a dose of caffeine to start your daily chores? Can you maintain your laser-like focus for the first 3-4 hours at work?
These questions will help you to figure out your sweet spot.It is very important to find out what is the optimal amount of sleep your body requires. It is completely dependent on your lifestyle, eating patterns, and the nature of profession.So, take care of your sleep and discover a wholistic improvement in your health and work.