Good sleep is important for sportspersons. It helps to increase speed, react quickly and more precisely.
Sleep is necessary for children’s growth. Adults need it to repair damaged muscles. Besides, sleep boosts immune system, which in turn boosts energy level. Sleep also affects glucose and insulin levels. Sleeplessness can also cause diabetes.
Sleeplessness can be as dangerous as drunk driving. It causes loss of concentration, which may lead to road accidents during driving and may disturb routine work.
If you have trouble falling asleep, avoid using a computer, or a smartphone 30 minutes to an hour before going to bed. This is because our body needs to relax before falling asleep.