“EARLY TO BED AND EARLY TO RISE, MAKES A MAN HEALTHY, WEALTHY, AND WISE.”
Sleep is always considered a crucial part of healthy lifestyle and a good sleep is related to our working ability, But when we feel pressed for time it is also one of the first thing to go. Poor and insufficient sleep can gradually result into various physical and psychological problems. Some of the common consequences include a bad mood, fatigue and lack of focus. Poor sleep also gives rise to various immunological and long-term health complications such as blood pressure, diabetes, cardiac problems, etc.
Sufficient sleep is as important and as required as food and air. A healthy life is incomplete without a normal 7-8 hours of sleep. After a long and tiring day we all need an uninterrupted sleep to start fresh and full of energy next day. While sleeping our body undergoes various metabolic and hormonal changes which help to maintain immunity of the body and play a major role in a disease free lifestyle. People give up sleep for a number of reasons, which if continued for long can alter the functioning of body and mind and lead to various complications.
Insufficient sleep tends to make the person drowsy and moody the following day. Sleep deprivation affects the memory power and makes the person dependent on caffeine. Even the effects of alcohol are magnified and lower the quality of life. According to research most of the marriages are unsuccessful due to problems related to insufficient sleep. Lack of sleep can affect sexual life as well as the drowsiness the following day can show negative impact on the marital relationship. With the increasing competition in the new scenario people prefer their work to their health, but are not aware of the negative impacts this will leave on their life.
According to experts a person should sleep for 7-8 hours a day. An uninterrupted sleep helps an individual to relieve the day’s stress and tiredness, and also improve the mental and physical health. Our sleep can be affected by many medical, psychological and environmental factors. A contemporary lifestyle and work- related factors are also among the common causes of sleep deprivation. Because of today’s fast forward and busy lifestyle people extend their working hours by cutting down on sleeping time. Sleep deprivation can lead to many chronic health issues. Knowing these health complications can help you to overcome a sleep problem and lead a healthier life.
The consequences of your being sleep deprived can include the following:
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Mr. Raj Shekhar
Age 32, Chennai
My father had a surgery and required regular healthcare services. Portea has greatly helped him with their in-home healthcare services.
Portea has started home infusion of cerezyme 0.8 (cerezyme replacement therapy) of gaucher disease. From past 5years. I have been undergoing ERT at Delhi hospital. But now with the help of Sanofi Genzyme, Portea done our first home infusion of cerezyme. The team which visited our home (Raghvendra sir and pramod) in this thought condition COVID and rainy weather on time and attended us were highly professional. From the very first step till the and of therapy they did everything very well. They took every percuations, share every details with as regarding home infusion of cerezyme , used every necessary equipment (infusion pump) for therapy, monitored us thoroughly. This new intiative for ERT is very nice and impressive. Thank you Raghvendra sir Thanks to portea and Sanofi for this arrangement.
We would like to put on record that we found the services of Nurse Jeesha and Nurse Sridevi to be excellent. They were competent, dedicated and compassionate Nurses who were able to establish a good rapport with the patient and the family caregivers. Your Nursing Supervisor Anthony Michael responded promptly and effectively to our communications. We would be happy to recommend the services of Portea.