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Effects of Sleep Deprivation

We need proper and adequate sleep each night. This means that we need to sleep well for about 8 hours each night. Usually, however, average, working human individual sleeps for about 4-6 hours, which is hardly enough.

This kind of sleep deprivation triggers many negative changes in our body. Then, we are bound to look older, feel nervous and become irritable. Also, we undergo many behavioral changes, most of which are negative, disallowing us from concentrating onto our daily obligations properly, living life in an inappropriate way.

Sleep deficiency causes depression, anxiety and aggressive behavior. Moreover, it is known to result in immunity deficiency and concentration issues. In the long run, it may be a direct cause of strokes, heart attacks and even infertility.

Lack of proper sleep influences our likelihood to be fertile, thereby decreasing our chances ofconception.

Sleeping and Fertility

In order to be fertile, we need many different energy sources from our body to be high and properly functioning. Therefore, we need sleep since it regenerates our energy and our body as a whole. Constant lack of sleep can cause deficiencies in all areas necessary for being fertile, affecting usseverely.

It is all connected to our body, sleeping and the time of the day/night. Namely, once it gets dark, our inbuilt mechanisms in the body start being active, preparing us for sleep. Specific hormone production is triggered and our body temperature is changed, our appetite is affected and our immune system is modified.

As a result, when we go to sleep as soon as we feel tired, our body, magically, starts regenerating. Moreover, hormones act like antioxidants, preventing cancer and keeping us healthy. In fact, this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to sleeping benefits. Upon the production of this hormone, melatonin, we are relieved of stress and our fertility hormones rise.

This is where all the secrets lie. This hormone reaches its peak, as far as concentration and the overall effect is considered at 9pm. Therefore, this is ideal time for sleeping. Even though you are not able to sleep at this hour at all times, you may consider this when you are trying to have a baby. Your chances of success in this respect will be significantly increased. Think about it, take it into consideration and never neglect the healthy benefits of sleeping.

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