Posted on 17 Aug 2017 Views 5037 Comments 37
It is known that too little sleep could possibly lead to weight gain because it alters the hormones in your body that regulate hunger and this can lead to overeating. You may not take much time to think about your sleeping patterns but it’s so important to make sure that your getting plenty of rest.
Did you know that every single person needs a different duration of sleep? It’s quite individual and can range from 5-6 hours for some to massive 10-11 hours for others! This usually depends on your age. Usually the older you are, the less you need to sleep. In most healthy adults you need between 7 to 9 hours per night in order to function at your best.
You may even experience signs that your not getting enough sleep some factors are:
All these are sure signs that you need that little bit more sleep.
It's worth taking the time to figure out what you can do to gain a more adequate sleep cycle. Why not try winding down a little more by having a nice warm bath and reading one of your favourite novels before bedtime. If that’s not your thing you could just try having a nice warm drink like Chamomile tea to help you relax before your slumber.
How do you gauge how much sleep you need, and do you manage to get it? Post your comments below and you might be the lucky winner of our exclusive Bluetooth Digital Scales!. We will pick our favourite comment on Monday 21st August 2017 at 4pm.
By Katrina Moffat, General Manager
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