Inducing and Promoting Sleep

Money can buy everything, in fact, happiness to some extent. However, can it buy sleep?

Hold the thought, will come to that sometime later!

Speaking about sleep, it’s a physiological condition of a body when there is a reduced state of awareness and responsiveness. Several factors are crucial to induce and promote sleep, and melatonin is major in them.

Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone in humans made from the serotonin. Pineal gland secretes melatonin after the onset of darkness and the production peaks up at 4 am. However, the secretion levels down during the second half of the night, i.e. after 4 am. So, the entire process of synthesis followed by release happens in a circadian rhythm. People tend to take melatonin when there is a halt in this normal process.

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An Overview of the Various Modes to Fall Asleep Quickly

There are people who are lucky enough in not having any difficulty in falling asleep. They absolutely have no trouble in dozing off the moment they hit the bed. And there is another category of people who lie simply staring at the ceiling.  To toss and turn and wait for the mercy of the sleep to come would be the action of these people.

Sleep gets deprived when the normal progression and the order of the sleep stage is interrupted. The elderly, the women on their menopause stage and pregnancy are particularly prone to such deprivation and subsequently, become the losers of quality sleep.


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