Why Sleep Will Optimize Your Natural Immune Power, It’s So Easy A Baby Can Do It

Have you ever been so drained that you can’t think clearly; had trouble paying attention; or simply can’t perform up to your full potential?

If so… Then you probably had a shorten night of sleep or even a restless sleep.

Well in this article, I’ll breakdown some of the negatives to Sleep Deprivation – as well as some of the positives to getting 7 to 8 hours of Restful Sleep a night – and what kind of affects both can have on your body’s natural immune power.

Now, sleep deprivation is when you get less than the recommend 7-8 hours of sleep per night. This can take a toll on your body’s system especially your natural immune power – lessening the production of natural killer cells, leaving you more vulnerable to infection and chronic health issues.

… Triggering the release of stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol – reducing the production of growth hormone – damaging an essential for natural immune power leaving it unable to help restore and maintain cells, tissues, organs and more.

So, are you getting enough sleep per night?

If you don’t get the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night…

Well I have some BAD news – it eventually catches up to you – like a cheetah chasing down a gazelle!

One of the main Health Effects of sleep deprivation is that it can cause, Insomnia; leading to decreased natural immune power, increased drowsiness, lack of motivation to exercise, reduced work productivity, mood shifts, depression and anxiety, impaired memory, and poor physical coordination.

Now during normal restful sleep, your heart rate and blood pressure drops by about 10{fb65e7e27c282a02fa0a36039dc4c9383b3a38d5a4237f8adb1f7680a9920255} – giving your heart and vascular system the breather it needs which is essential for maintaining cardiovascular health.

In fact, if you don’t get enough sleep – let’s say you’re getting 4 to 5 hours on average a night – your heart rate and blood pressure aren’t getting the full slowdown process.

This will raise the risk of cardiovascular issues, heart health issues, blood fat problems, irregular heartbeat, brain attacks, blood sugar issues, and even accelerate your aging.

Oh now don’t be afraid – there is some GOOD news – actually it’s quite simple.

You see…

All you have to do is sleep for the recommend 7-8 hours every night and your natural immune power will be able to restore and properly protect your body’s systems.

During normal sleep your heart rate, blood pressure, metabolism slow, allowing your brain and internal organs to steer themselves away from the stresses of the coming day.

Also, your natural immune power is able to perform its tasks without the distraction of the immune-hampering stress hormones that you normally produce as you go about your daily routine.

Research shows that the lifestyle factor most strongly tied to an increased risk of death wasn’t poor diet, lack of exercise, or even smoking – its SLEEP LOSS.

– With death rates being higher amongst people who average 4 hours or less sleep a night.

– The death rate was lowest amongst people who slept about 8 hours a night.

Bottom line getting the proper amount of sleep each night is essential to balancing your natural immune power to be able to protect you throughout your wake hours.