Massage has been proven to improve sleep.
The importance of sleep to your physical well-being can not be overstated. Many of your former bad habits or prolonged issues can be linked to a lack of sleep.
The risk of obesity rises with those with a sleep deficit. A study in teenagers showed with
every hour of sleep lost, the risk for obesity rose. But it’s not just teenagers, so you can’t blame it on the hormones, but wait, yes, you can, sleep affects those too!
If you wake up in the morning starving, blame it on a not so good night of sleep. When you’re restless, the levels of ghrelin increase and leptin levels decrease.
Sleep can also affect insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. Higher blood sugar levels can increase the threat of diabetes.
Massage therapy has been proven to improve sleep and help regulate your hormone levels.
Sleep for Cardiac Health
Ways to Improve Your Sleep
Activity during the day, not close to bedtime, helps you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
Making sure you don’t go to sleep hungry or too full, and avoiding alcohol and caffeine eases you into a restful slumber.