Sadly, human beings are in fact the one and only species that will deliberately deprive themselves of sleep without legitimate gain.
Every species studied to date sleeps.
This simple fact establishes that sleep evolved very soon after life itself on our planet, this is strong evidence that sleep is deeply rooted in all of us and should not be neglected.
Dreaming consoling neurochemical bath that mollifies painful memories and a virtual reality space in which the brain melds past and present knowledge, inspiring creativity.
Within the realms of the brain, sleep promotes a diversity of functions, including our ability to learn, memorize, and decision taking.
Sleep recalibrates our emotional brain circuits, allowing us to navigate next-day social and psychological challenges with cool-headed composure.
Sleep strenghten our immune system, helping fight malignancy, warding off all manner of sickness, and preventing infection.
Sleep further regulates our appetite, helping control body weight through healthy food selection rather than impulsivity.
Maintains a flourishing microbiome within your gut from which we know so much of our nutritional health begins.
That means, physical and mental impairments caused by one night of bad sleep dwarf those caused by an equivalent absence of food or exercise.
Sleep reforms the body’s metabolic state by fine-tuning the balance of insulin and circulating glucose.
Lowers the blood pressure, improving heart conditions.
A balanced diet and exercise are of vital importance, yes. But we now recognize sleep as the preeminent force in this health trinity.
This is huge !.
To put in a simple way, sleep is the single most effective thing we can do to reset our brain and body health each day.
Mother Nature’s best effort yet at contra-death.