Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Stress is a complex condition with emotional, cognitive, and biological factors. Excessive stress causes long- and short-term disability in the various human systems.The stress responses differ depending on the type of stress and the individual’s physiological responses. Since the body’s stress systems play a critical role in adapting to a continuously changing and challenging environment, the human body mobilizes defensive processes in an adaptive effort to maintain homeostasis. If these defenses fail, various difficulties including sleep difficulties may occur.
Men and women respond to stress differently. Also personality traits make the response different. Some might be in the habit of expressing their worries and anxieties, however others might like to keep them bottled up. It is important that we make the right choices for our health.
Sleep : How is it important?
Sleep is an important component of human homeostasis. Sleep difficulties are closely associated with significant medical,psychological and social disturbances.
Researchers have identified a variety of practices and habits—known as “sleep hygiene”—that can help anyone maximize the hours they spend sleeping, even those whose sleep is affected by insomnia, jet lag, or shift work. If one is not sleeping right, the same affects normal day to day activities and also affects the mood and the personality of the person. Due to lack of sleep people are not able to relax and a small happening can also act as a trigger leading to an emotional breakdown or outburst.
What to do to sleep right?
The following are the recommendations for people looking forward to a good sleep. People who have been struggling with sleep due to stress should also follow the given points :
Exercise helps promote restful sleep if it is done several hours before you go to bed.
If these steps are taken up on routine basis, it has long lasting impact on one’s physical and mental health as well.