Your body's reaction to sleep loss can resemble insulin resistance, or make you pre-diabetic or you may be diabetic and not know. Fatigue and sleeping problems can be due to high blood sugar or spikes, high blood pressure and a host of other problems. If you not getting proper sleep get your blood sugar tested.
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Sleep plays a crucial role in your health and well-being. Often we lose sleep because our minds are preoccupied with going over the day's events or planning for future ones. If you have problems sleeping, try creating a journal. Write out your worries and fears about what is happening in your life. Allow your thoughts to flow out honestly to better prepare for a good night's rest. For sound sleep, no pillow is as soft as a clean conscience.
"Are calories burned during sleep?" is "Yes." The number of calories burned varies from person to person. The average person burns about 77 calories an hour while sleeping, but the actual number of calories burned by a specific individual depends on his or her Basal Metabolic Rate.
I have horrible problems sleeping: I struggle to get six hours, and even those aren't quality. I wake tired and often in a bad mood. I've found that if I work out for at least 20 minutes before bed (about an hour to ninety minutes before), I sleep soundly and I wake rested and energized in the morning. Even sleeping pills couldn't do that for me!
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