Korean researchers recently published a study in Preventive Nutrition and Food Science, showing a connection between sleep duration and mental health.
The researchers collected data on the sleep habits and mental health of nearly 300 participants.
What the researchers discovered was that who slept for less than 7 hours each night (54% of the participants) reported higher levels of stress, depression and anxiety when compared to those who slept 7 hours or more each night.
Getting proper sleep and rest is important for maintaining positive mental health. If you find yourself not getting enough sleep, consider trying one of these 4 Truehope products:
Phosphatidyl Choline can have a calming effect on the brain, reducing racing thoughts and an overactive mind, making it useful for those who may be manic or just high-strung.
Taking Inositol before going to bed can calm and relax your body, helping you sleep better. You can also take it if you tend to wake up during the night, as it can make it easier to fall back asleep.
Truehope BMD Advanced provides the body with the proper balance of calcium and magnesium. Magnesium works with calcium in our bodies to help our muscles first contract (through calcium) and then relax (through magnesium). Without enough magnesium in our bodies, muscles cannot relax fully after contraction, and muscle cramps (restless leg) can develop at night, causing sleeping issues.
AminoPower Advanced is a broad-spectrum amino acid supplement. The brain uses amino acids to make other chemicals, like melatonin and GABA, which help start the sleep cycle. Taking more amino acids during the day and before bed can allow production of these natural chemicals in high enough levels to help you fall asleep quickly and easily.