Bumrungrad Health Briefs #22: Unlocking the Power of Sleep: Quality Rest Matters

Quality sleep is a critical component of health and well-being, yet it often takes a backseat. Surprisingly, sleep disorders, including snoring and sleep apnea, affect about 1 in 3 people, leading to various health complications.

Sleep is essential for memory consolidation, immune function, and emotional regulation. Lack of sleep can impair cognitive abilities, making learning and concentration difficult. It also weakens the immune system, increasing susceptibility to illness. Chronic sleep deprivation is linked to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea, a condition often signaled by snoring and characterized by breathing interruptions during sleep, disrupt sleep patterns and overall health.

At Bumrungrad International Hospital, we recognize the profound impact of sleep disorders. Our Sleep Clinic offers comprehensive evaluations and personalized treatment plans, utilizing cutting-edge technology and expert care.

To improve your sleep health, consider these tips:

  • Establish a regular sleep schedule, even on weekends.
  • Create a restful environment – dark, quiet, and cool.
  • Limit screen time and avoid caffeine before bedtime.
  • Practice relaxation techniques, such as meditation or deep breathing.

Do not let sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, diminish your vitality and wellness. Take charge of your sleep hygiene and reach out to the Bumrungrad Sleep Clinic today. Undergoing a sleep test at Bumrungrad's Sleep Clinic can be a transformative step towards identifying and effectively managing sleep disorders, ensuring you receive personalized, expert care for a restful and revitalizing night's sleep.

Provided by Dr. Darakul Pornsriniyom

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