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The importance of sleep in our life

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Sleep constitutes a significant time sequence of our life. It is as important as diet and sports activity. Statistics even show that lack of sleep is the main source of  stress and health problems.

We usually go through four stages of sleep: 1, 2, 3, and REM (rapid eye movement). These stages cycle from 1 to REM and then start again with stage 1.

A complete sleep cycle takes an average of 90 to 110 minutes, with each stage lasting between 5 and 15 minutes. The first sleep cycles each night have relatively short REM stages and long periods of deep sleep, but later in the night, REM periods lengthen and deep sleep time decreases.

Studies have shown that, in fact, it doesn't matter how many hours we sleep, but we complete these cycles. It has already been proven that 7-8 hours, which was considered ideal, is not a measure for everyone. There are people who can function on 4 hours of sleep and people who need 8-9 hours. The important thing is that no matter how much sleep we sleep, the cycle is completely over. The biggest concerns arise when we wake up between stages 2 and 3.

REM, the last stage is where the body gets ready to wake up. After this stage, it is easier to pick ourselves up and start the day's activities. According to the calculation above, each sleep cycle lasts 90-110 minutes. Therefore, divide the time of sleep and the time of awakening into parts of about 100 minutes, to calculate the last REM phase that you will go through. This way you will have an easier time waking up, regardless of how many hours you slept. Sleep improves many body functions at the same time. It lowers the stress level, regulates blood circulation, accelerates brain work during the day, helps prevent heart problems and problems with depression. Sleep is our body's way to restore itself, so we must give it due importance.   Take a look at the lines MelvinFlex products . 
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