Sleep Disturbance Due To Modern Technology
February 5, 2020BlogMental health
Nowadays we have the problem of sleep disturbance and that is due to the modern technology gadgets.
The main reason for disturbed sleep are children look after, Stressful job and Technology like smart phones, TV etc.
One of the study showed :
- 32 % of adult between the age of 18 to 34 years has job stress which disturb their sleep.
- 31 % blamed their children as cause of sleepless night.
- 70 % of the participant aged between 35 to 49 years reported watching TV before going to bed.
- Other cause is surfing the internet on smart phones, ipads and other electronic devices.These play major role in sleep disruption.
- Two third of people between the age of 18 to 34 years used their smartphone before going to sleep.
Inadequate sleep effects:
- Our judgement.
- Mental function.
- Can cause gain in weight.
(This is said by the Dr.Meir Kryger MD, Professor of Medicine at the Yale school of medicine)
This is also found that chronic sleep disturbance may lead to :
- Cardiovascular diseases.
- Premature death
- Bedroom should be nice and only for the sleep.
- Turn off the electronics and even if you get up at night don’t turn on the smart phones or ipads.
- Stop taking caffeine in the afternoon e.g Tea or coffee.
- Avoid alcohol intake before sleep.
(Modified from yahoo health)
The iGuide to Sleep.