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A good sleep for a better life ! Personal experiment

HI friends,

Hope you all are doing fine. Its been long since I was here. By God's grace I am still doing great without much problem. Just want to share a little experiment that did.

While I have been fine most of the time in recent years. Lately did experienced a lot of acidity and that affected a lot other things like sore throat, and heart burn but that's also mostly under control. It happened primarily because of my c unhealthy new routine, Waking up at night till3 , eating late, not eating on time , sitting posture with my notebook, etc. That actually led to a lot of acidity and related issues which again lead me to try and search what I did wrong..apart from changing back my routine timings, a major thing that I introduced was sleeping extra hours. I slept full 8 hour at night and I slept an hour at noon everyday. Initially it was difficult as sleeping at noon didn't help much to get sleep at night but slowly I adapted to it. Now the results I got made me really happy. Not that I had any major symptom that got improved, but what I want to tell you all is, that it improved my general health (digestion, energy, weight, etc) a lot. The biggest difference that I noticed was my mental health. I am way less stressed even when working late hours and I feel more energy and am smiling more. One big noticeable difference to others is my skin seems to glow. not that I want that but I like the compliments. I know this is not an experiment experiment, but I tried it and it helped..so I thought to share. This is all under excitement, so please pardon if you find this silly :p. I guess everyone wants to give back to the forum in their own way as it was my saviour during my bad days..so yeah :). But always glad to be back to the forum. Don't know when I might get the time to come again..but wish you all a great health.

Sid.
 
Sleep is definitely a major player. The first year and a half of being a parent was incredibly rough, and it really only started improving when she started sleeping through the night. Would love to have the chance for a mid-day nap. I think my students might just notice something though!
 

scottsma

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Location
Tynemouth,
Thanks for the update Sid.I think most people would benefit from a goodnights sleep.
I know I do.Nice to see you and keep well.
 
Location
San Diego
I'd love to be able to sleep 8 hours a night, but as I grow older this gets increasingly impossible. Right now my limit is 6 hours. After that my brain boots up and there is no going back to sleep for the rest of the morning.
 
I was diagnosed with Illeal Ulcers last year and my doctor kept me on TB medicine. After one year again colonoscopy done and now Doctor says its Crohn's.

I dont have Diarohhea , or fever anything apart from Stomach pains.

Is this really Crohns ?

I am taking Budez-CR( 3times) and Pentasa(2 times).

Is there someone who is following Ayurveda for the treatment and not taking Allopathy and doing well.??
 
Thank you for sharing your personal experience. Hopefully, after reading this, people will understand how vital it is to sleep enough. A couple of years ago, I slept only 3-4 hours at night, and most of the time I spent working. I had a stressful job, but they paid me well. After two years of working non-stop and lack of sleep, I faced some serious health problems. Surprisingly, I didn’t make enough money to pay for my treatment and recovery. I quit my job but left with a bunch of problems. I decided that I have to change the quality of sleep. I googled different methods on how to help me with the lower cost. Now, I have a special routine before I go to bed. I usually practice yoga and drink herbal teas 2 hours before I go to bed. Also, I changed my pillows and mattress. Besides, I finally received my new weighted blanket I ordered from https://sommio.co.uk/KnittedWeightedBlanket I heard that it helps to reduce stress and anxiety.
 
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