When we go to sleep at night, the body’s organs and tissues enter the self-healing and repairing phase. If you keep staying up late, it will directly lead to the decline in the function of organs and tissues in the body and create a series of diseases.
Poor sleep quality and lack of sleep can cause many negative effects, such as increased blood pressure, increased risk of stroke, cardiovascular diseases… At the same time, sleep also leads to to negative psychological effects such as increased irritability or development of anxiety or depression.
In life, many people often wake up suddenly at 3 or 4 am, then can’t go back to sleep. In the long run, it will lead to mental decline, emaciated face, not only torturing the body but also the spirit.
So what is the cause of this phenomenon? It is most likely caused by a medical condition, just find the specific cause and address the symptoms of insomnia.
Experts suggest that, if you often wake up in the middle of the night, you should see the following 4 diseases as soon as possible:
When it comes to diabetes, many people wake up spontaneously between three and four in the morning. This phenomenon occurs because near morning, the glucocorticoid in the body will react with insulin, although the body will secrete a lot of insulin but it is always at the lowest level.
People with diabetes often experience early morning blood sugar disturbances, affecting sleep quality. Photo: Sohu
The lowest insulin level will directly lead to hypertension, the obvious symptoms of hypertension, and cause rapid weight loss for the patient. In this case, unstable blood pressure can cause nerves to tense and stimulate the cerebral cortex, waking you from sleep.
Therefore, if you experience these symptoms frequently, it is best to go to the hospital to have your blood sugar checked.
2. Mental breakdown
Due to excessive stress for a long time, patients with neurasthenia or depression will naturally wake up at 3-4 am, direct stimulation on the cerebral cortex leads to sleep disturbances, difficulty falling back to sleep. .
At this time, pay more attention to the state of your mental health. Pay attention to maintain a proper diet, sleep, work with moderate intensity, avoid putting too much pressure on the nerves. If insomnia persists regularly, affecting both physically and mentally, it is best to see a doctor as soon as possible.
3. Sleep disturbance
For people with sleep disorders, they have difficulty falling asleep, or tend to wake up easily in the middle of the night. Although this disease does not cause harm to the body in the short term, in the long term it will cause insufficient sleep, poor sleep quality, and a series of abnormal manifestations.
4. Insufficient blood supply
Our organs start to detox from 3:00 ~ 5:00 in the morning. If you often wake up during this time, it means that the blood supply to the cardiopulmonary system… is not enough, leading to poor blood circulation, this is also a warning of the body.
How can these situations be alleviated?
Learn to self-regulate habits
You can drink a glass of milk before going to bed. Milk is rich in protein, which can supplement the nutrients needed by the body. In addition, milk can calm nerves and improve sleep quality.
At the same time, you should try to limit the use of phones, watching TV, computers or any devices with blue light before going to bed. These devices can all lead to stimulation of the optic nerve and directly stimulate the cerebral cortex to maintain activity, resulting in reduced sleep quality.
Should relax gently before going to bed, limit the use of electronic devices, which can stimulate the eyes and brain. Photo: Sohu
Comb your hair with a comb before going to bed
There are many acupuncture points on our head. Brushing hair with a comb has a gentle massage effect, stimulates acupuncture points, promotes brain circulation, reduces brain fatigue.
In life, many people have excessive brain activity, making the brain tired, leading to poor sleep quality. If you want to improve the quality of your sleep, combing your hair takes less than a few minutes but is quite simple and effective.
Soak your feet before sleeping
You can try a foot bath before bed to improve the quality of your sleep. Because the soles of the feet have a lot of acupuncture points, regularly soaking your feet with hot water can directly stimulate the acupuncture points of the feet, promoting the body’s blood circulation.
You can control the water temperature between 30~40℃. If the temperature is too high or too low, both are not good for health. Soak your feet for about half an hour. Massaging your feet after soaking will help relax and improve sleep quality.
*According to Sohu
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