What I have learned about sleep.
It is critical to human health and well-being. Sleep is a complex biological process that rejuvenates the physical body and boosts mental clarity. It is well known that the human body needs between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night for optimal health.
Sleep is a time of renewal, memory consolidation, brain and neurochemical cleansing, and cognitive maintenance. Sleep is a restorative processes that supports the brain and body systems.
Sleeping less than seven hours per night can increase risk for serious consequences including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Sleep deprivation can have a detrimental effect on our happiness, emotional stability and overall quality of life. Sleep deprivation can also endanger our safety and cause accidents resulting from impaired motor skills.
A National Sleep Foundation reported that two-thirds of Americans are not getting enough sleep on weeknights and a recent Gallup poll also indicated that 40 percent of all American adults are sleep-deprived, getting significantly less than the recommended minimum seven hours of sleep per night. The problem is not limited to Americans, however. Studies conducted around the globe show similar results in the UK, Germany, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and China.
Arianna Huffington’s new book, “The Sleep Revolution” is a New York Times bestseller. Arianna states, “We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, with profound consequences to our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What we need is nothing short of a sleep revolution.”
According to the National Sleep Foundation, hot flashes and night sweats affect 75-85% of women around menopause. Prior to the hot flash, body temperature spike is accompanied by a sudden awakening from sleep. Hot flashes last on average three minutes leading to less sleep efficiency, however getting back to sleep can take much longer. Total quality sleep time is negatively affected and frequent awakenings cause next-day fatigue.
Chill Angel sleepwear can bring relief to women suffering from night sweats and hot flashes. By regulating the body’s temperature and absorbing moisture, the interruption from sleep will be noticeably less intense and less disruptive, improving the overall quality and quantity of sleep.
Chill Angel sleepwear is also antimicrobial and hypoallergenic, creating a natural and comfortable environment next to the skin.