Importancia y Beneficios de Dormir bien

Importance and Benefits of Sleeping Well

Many times we associate sleeping with laziness, it happens to them - Well I tell you that this is a totally wrong idea, because resting and sleeping well play an important role, as important as exercising or eating healthy.. 


If, for example, you have difficulty making decisions or solving problems, perhaps we cannot control our emotions or it is difficult for us to learn or remember things; it can definitely be due to lack of rest.


Not getting enough sleep can have negative effects on our physical and mental health. Make sure you get enough sleep and maintain a healthy sleep schedule to enjoy the benefits of a good night's sleep.

Among the benefits of sleep we can mention:

  • Increase creativity

When the brain is rested and hormone production is balanced, memory works perfectly. That makes the imagination more powerful and we more creative.

  • Helps to lose weight

Lack of sleep makes adipocytes fat cells release less leptin, the appetite suppressant hormone. Insomnia also causes the stomach to release more appetite hormone ghrelin. Both actions make little sleep associated with

  • Makes you healthier

Our immune system uses sleep time to regenerate itself, enabling it to effectively fight toxins and germs that continually threaten us. With a weak immune system we are much less likely to successfully overcome infections.

  • Improve memory

Sleeping strengthens neural connections. During REM sleep, the hippocampus, the storehouse of our memory, is restored, transforming short-term memory into long-term memory. At the University of Hafid Israel they have corroborated this with the results of a study that states that a 90-minute nap in the afternoon helps to fix memories and dexterity.a.

  • Protect the heart

A recent study published in the European Heart Journal states that insomniacs are three times more likely to suffer from heart failure than those who sleep soundly. Insomnia increases the blood levels of stress hormones, which increases blood pressure and heart rate. Other studies also link insomnia to having higher cholesterol.


  • Reduces depression

When we sleep, the body relaxes and this facilitates the production of melatonin and serotonin. These hormones counteract the effects of the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol and help us to be happier and emotionally stronger. Lack of sleep causes, on the contrary, an increased and sustained release of stress hormones.s.


So let's get rid of this myth that sleeping equals laziness, and let's rest the necessary time to take care of our health!!