If you are not getting the right amount of sleep, it is putting you men at risk for the following diseases: (according to “Men’s Health” magazine
- · Cancer increased risk 1.4 percent
- · Pneumonia increased risk 1.5 percent
- · Diabetes increased risk 1.7 percent
- · Heart attack increased risk 2.3 percent
- · Hypertension Increased risk 3.5 percent
Some of the reasons you are not getting the sleep you need. https://www.menshealth.com
Stress: is one of the main sleep thieves. Day to day worries and your mind just will not “shut-down.”
Depression: you wake up two or three times a night stewing over what you could or could not do about some matter you really had no control over.
Drugs: one of the main ingredients in meth is the over-the-counter cold decongestant; however not just drugs like meth, but also some prescription medications for high blood pressure, inflammation and even some antidepressants can be robbing you of sleep.
Nicotine: the very thing that keeps you smoking can also keep you awake at night.
Pain: leg pain, lower back pain or sore throat can be the sleep robbers that will not let you get the sleep you need.
Snacking: late-night snacking before bed can give you heartburn can be the sleep thief.
Exercise: Working out is good for the body and mind. It can also stimulate the mind, not to mention the achy muscles.
How do you know if you are not getting enough sleep https://www.today.com
Here are six signs that you are not getting the right amount of sleep. (1) You are not hungry at lunch time. (2) You have looked at three or four websites and checked your email two or three times in the last hour. (3) You cannot remember where you have put things. (4) You cannot carry on a good conversation. (5) You are drowsy behind the wheel. (6) You feel sick and you are never sick.
In each of the six cases you are showing signs of sleep depredation. The body and mind has to be refreshed, rejuvenated and repaired they are not the body and mind will shut down. Many times men think that because they are men if they show any sign of sickness or fatigue it is a sign of weakness. The body or mind does not care that you think you are a He-man when it is over worked and goes not get time to rejuvenate and repair itself it will eventually break down.