Sleep Effects Can Be Less Danger to People Like This

Lack of sleep is not good for health. However, if the lack of sleep also has a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes, the danger can be doubled.

A recent study by Julio Fernandez-Mendoza, sleep psychologist from Sleep Research and Treatment Center, Penn State’s Milton S Hershey Medical Center said sleeping less than 6 hours a day may double the risk of death from heart disease and stroke.

This warning applies to those who already have risk factors for heart disease and diabetes before, or commonly called the metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome itself consists of high blood pressure, high cholesterol (LDL), high blood sugar, obesity and high blood fat or triglyceride levels.

Julio came to this conclusion after observing more than 1300 men and women aged 49 years old who were asked to stay in the laboratory for one night. 39 Percent of participants had at least three risk factors.

17 Years later a follow-up study and 22 percent of participants were reported to have died.

According to Julio, the cause can vary. One of them is from lifestyle aspect. “It could be that those with metabolic syndrome and lack of sleep also tend to be more sedentary (spend time sitting around) and poor diet, thus increasing the risk of the disease,” he explained.

Plus, lack of sleep alone is able to raise the risk of premature death, especially for those who have blood pressure and high blood sugar levels.

“Those with metabolic syndrome and sleep deprivation are more problematic with their anatomic nervous system and metabolism,” continued Julio.

However, Julio asserted, the link between sleep deprivation and the high risk of early death is not causal, meaning it can still be modified although it can not be underestimated.

Relation to the month of fasting, sleeping hours are usually cut to eat Sahur, but Muslims are not advised to go straight to bed as the meal is finished.

Dr Ari Fahrial Syam SpPD-KGEH, MMB, FINASIM, FACP, gastrointestinal and gastrointestinal consultant from FKUI / RSCM explained, this is because stomach acid can return to the esophagus and cause problems in the gastrointestinal tract.

Nevertheless, work productivity can stay awake despite hours of sleep cut off. Dr Andreas Prasadja, RPSGT recommends that those who fast for naps.

“Because bedtime is already cut off time of dawn, so it is necessary additional sleep, napping can be the solution,” said the man who is familiarly called Dr. Ade.

The duration of a nap in the month of fasting or on an ordinary day is the same, which is still 30 minutes. But for office workers, nap time depends on the work and condition of each office. If it is possible to nap for 30 minutes, according to Dr. Ade this is already very good.…

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Ordinary Happy Pairs Do This 8 Things Before Sleep

Every couple has their own habits before taking off the night and falling asleep. Some like to tell stories about events that have been experienced in a full day or telling stories about children. In addition there is also a conversation about the courtship first. All that is done for communication to run smoothly and the relationship is getting better.

It is important for couples to take time before bed. In addition to adding intimacy, happy couples usually do some things to keep their bonds strong.

Relations experts also review some things that can be done before bed couples as follows:

1. Mutually say “I Love You”

Psychologist Ryan Howes, says this statement will make each other feel loved.

2. Sleep at the same time

The difference in sleep time seems trivial. But according to the relationship therapist, Kurt Smith, the happy couple usually has the same sleep time.

3. Store your phone and other devices

“In my therapy practice, couples need to create rules like no phone after 21:00 pm or no cell phone in bed, so couples can feel more intimate,” says relationship therapist Kari Caroll.

4. Prioritize sound sleep

While this is just a casual suggestion, therapist and Divorce Busting writer, Michele Weiner-Davis says, deep sleep can improve your partner’s mental health. In the end, this can reduce the emotional side of each individual.

5. Be grateful

“Being grateful has been proven to have a tremendous positive effect to improve mood,” Howes said.

6. Not solve the immediate problem

“It may not make sense, but the happy couple just did not finish the argument before going to bed, they can finish it with a cool head when they start to calm down,” Smith said.

7. Set aside time to open up

“The happiest couples regularly discuss anything in their lives and let their spouses vent,” Carrol said.

8. Keep children away from the bedroom

“If intimacy is your goal, let the kids stay in their room, because you and your partner also need privacy and restrictions before going to sleep,” says Weiner-Davis.…

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