Secret of A Good Sleep ?
Switch Off All Those Screens Earlier
If You Want A Good Night’s Sleep Switch Off The TV, Computer, And Mobile Phones Atleast One Hour Before Going To Bed, Experts Say.
Nine in Ten People Admit Using Electronics in The Hour Before Turning Out The Lights And its Wrecking Their Sleep Patterns, it is Claimed.
Artificial Light Emitted By TV And Computer Screens And Over Stimulation Of The Brain Have Been Blamed,
The Worst Activities Are Video Games, Using Mobiles And Surfing The internet, According To A Major Survey By The U S National Sleep Foundation.
Dr. Charles Cziesler, Of Harvard Medical School, said : Critical Light Exposure Between Dusk And The Time We Go To Bed Suppresses Release Of The Sleep-Promoting Hormone Melatonin, Enhances Alertness And Shifts Normal Sleep Patterns To A Later Hour.
Even After Lights Are Out Technology is Disrupting Sleep. One in Ten People in Their 20s Said They Were Routinely Woken During The Night By A Phone Call, Text Message Or E-mail.
Professor Jim Home Director of The Sleep Research Centre At Loughborough University Said: ‘Even Children Aged Five, Six And Seven Have Got Video Games in Their Bedroom. They Need To Settle Down Snd Relax Before Going To Bed’. ***************************