Sleep is as important to one's health as food, drink, and air. According to scientists, sleeping next to someone you love can actually improve your health.
Despite the snoring, blanket hogging, unintentional kicking, and a slew of other nightly distractions, numerous of studies have found that sharing a bed with someone you love has long-term benefits. Here are some of the health benefits of sleeping with someone you care about.
When you share a bed with your partner, it can occasionally lead to lovemaking, which can help your immune system. Because they create more antibodies that make their bodies healthier, couples who have regular intimacy in bed have a better chance of combating the flu or common colds.
Tuning out makes it more difficult to sleep and increases agitation. However, when you share a bed with someone you care about, you have a tendency to unwind because sleeping with someone you care about provides you a sense of security. You fall asleep in minutes when your body is relaxed.
When you share a bed with someone you care about. It causes the production of oxytocin, popularly known as the love hormone, which reduces anxiety.
When you have low stress levels, you are less likely to get heart disease, cancer, and other significant chronic illnesses.
Researchers from the University of North California conducted a sleep and intimacy study with 59 women who kept a journal of their spouses' hugs and cuddling. The researchers discovered that people with the highest amounts of oxytocin also had the lowest blood pressure after evaluating their oxytocin levels and testing their blood pressure. Because it helps to reduce blood vessel constriction, this hormone appears to operate like a natural angina medicine.
You obtain the best sleep quality when you have ideal sleeping surroundings and someone next to you. So you don't have a headache or a grumpy mood when you wake up. Instead, you have a more positive outlook on the day ahead of you. Your mind is clear and renewed, allowing you to embrace positive thinking and concepts.
Content created and supplied by: TrendingTopic (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More