On the occasion of the celebration World Day of Sleep today March 15, a date for awareness of sleep disorders and the importance of rest In order to maintain good health and quality of life, it is important to take into account the signs that you are resting poorly, after minimum hours.
Irritability, poor memory, mood swings, frustration, poor tolerance to stress, physical pain and can lead to other illnesses. And that's it according to the data of Spanish Society for Neurology (SEN), between 20% and 48% of the adult population suffer from difficulty in initiating or maintaining sleep. Despite data suggesting that Spaniards are the ones who respect sleeping hours, according to the latest Cigna 360º Wellbeing Survey.
Signs that show you are having a bad time
Lack of sleep adversely affects your health. On the physical plane, it does not sleep well means a greater risk of serious illness, and also affects the psychomotor function, which causes low academic or work performance, among other consequences. At a psychological level, when a sleep deficit becomes common, it can support the development of diseases such as depression or anxiety.
"Not enough for rest has serious consequences on our psychological wellbeing and performance at work, and causes more irritability, sadness and lack of concentration, among other consequences. Therefore, we must respect the sleeping hours we need for our body, because it is essential for maintaining good health and well-being, "says Dr Martha Lopez Tomash, E-Health Medical Manager at Cigna Spain.
–Difficulties to think clearly and make decisions.
–memory problems"During the REM phase, the brain processes the information collected during the day and helps to consolidate and store correctly." If you do not have a quiet dream, these data are not reorganized properly and some have been forgotten. "
–mood swings, which can cause a sense of emotional "rollercoaster", where after periods of euphoria it goes into a state of deep sorrow.
–Inability to deal with stress. "The lack of sleep causes a physiological reaction in the body that contributes to anxiety and stress levels, creating greater alertness and activation and greater difficulties in order to relax and therefore fall asleep."
–irritability and frustration in the absence of rest, affect factors such as attention or ability to solve problems, which can lead to a sore state of mind.
–changes in sensory perception, such as reducing the field of vision or losing the sensitivity of emotional signals, such as expressions of joy or sorrow on the face.