Do you know humans are the only species among mammals, who can willingly delay sleep? Yes, you read that right. However, knowing something is only the beginning of solving any problem. More than anything, getting a good nights sleep solves a lot of problems.
The benefits of good sleep are simpler to understand, compared to the actual concept of sleep. A good nights sleep is essential to feel fresh and active in the morning and during the entire day. It is no surprise that sleeping has always constituted a significant part of our lifestyle, since time immemorial.
Since sleep plays one of the most important role in our lives, anything that disrupts a peaceful sleep is considered a problem. Snoring is one factor that is as a hindrance to a good nights sleep, and therefore, has been widely studied and understood.
Nevertheless, delay in sleep, insomnia and sleep deficiency are relatively newer phenomenon. Introduction of technology in the form of television, mobile devices and tech gadgets have largely been responsible to play havoc with sleep. Evidently, your social media notifications are directly proportionate to the number of hours of sleep one gets every night. As a result, people are growingly feeling lethargic and finding it problematic to concentrate on anything for long.
To understand better why sleep is crucial for proper functioning of our body and all its senses, let us delve into what happens to the body while sleeping: