Do you want to know how you can live healthier and happier, for a longer time? There are a few secrets to longevity in life, but one of the biggest is getting the sleep that you need each time. It isn’t only the number of hours you sleep each night, although this is important. Instead, it is the quality of the sleep that you are getting. What do you need to know about improving sleep and living longer?
- As we age our brain is less able to create the neurochemicals needed for a deep and restorative sleep.
- Lack of sleep has negative health consequences for all age groups.
- Sleeping pills do not induce the natural deep restorative sleep we need but rather simply sedate.
“To get your best sleep, experts agree that you should create a cool, dark environment along with turning off any glowing smart devices at least an hour before turning in, allowing one hour to pass for every alcoholic drink you had, and abstaining from caffeine at least six hours before you hit the sack.”