Transcript of "Period 7- Henry Zhen- How does sleep affect your health"
How Does Sleep Affect Your Health<br />By Henry Zhen<br /> SLC: Magnet<br />
Introduction To Sleep<br />It maybe obvious sleep is good for you, but people don’t realize how important sleep really is.<br />The Average human spends a third of their life sleeping, which is about 30-35 years over a 10 year life span. <br />Sleep is responsible for a lot of good benefits, as well as some bad things.<br />
A Good Night Sleep<br />Waking up from a good rest is the best feeling. <br />When waking up from a good rest, you feel more refreshed.<br /> Many studies have proven that we are more alert and can think better following a good night rest.<br />
Benefits of Sleep<br />Sleep is a cure that can help prevent cancer, heart disease and obesity. <br />Sleep also helps improve your memory, physical performance, and prevent illnesses.<br />
So how do you know if you got a good night sleep? <br />Sleep varies for different people.<br />If you received about seven to nine hours of sleep, but you are still tired then you didn’t get a good sleep.<br />If you wake up feeling relaxed, you’ve got a good night sleep.<br />
A Bad Night Sleep<br />Lacking sleep can affect your nervous systems, causing it to not work properly.<br />The result of having too littler sleep is it leaves us drowsy and unable to concentrate the next day. <br />
Effects of Bad Sleep<br />When waking up from a bad night of sleep, a common side effect is a headache.<br />Lack of sleep can hinder you from thinking clearly, hurt work performance, relationships, and lead to mood problems like anger and depression.<br />
Too Much Sleep<br />Too much of anything can be bad, even sleep.<br />Many people like to sleep, but they do not know what too much sleep does to your body.<br />Too much sleep can be linked to medical problems such as diabetes, and obesity.<br />
How do you know if you got a bad night sleep?<br />When you wake up, ask yourself these questions throughout the day: <br />Is it hard to concentrate on a difficult task?<br />Do you often forget things that you probably should know?<br />If so you’re probably not getting enough sleep.<br />
Tips For Sleep<br />Sleep varies for different people, but people should take sleep more seriously.<br />To avoid oversleeping you should set an alarm clock.<br />To get more sleep, make sure you are comfortable and not disturbed.<br />
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