Birds chirp, the power of sun brings up the first flowers, temperatures rise. Spring announces itself from its most beautiful side. But, are we humans saying good bye to hibernation, too, is spring fever arising?
During sleep, the body’s defense system is strengthened. But, did you know that lack of sleep has a stronger impact on our immune system than other factors like age, alcohol consumption, smoking, stress, and nutrition? A fact proven by a study from the University of California.
Did you know that the aging process of the skin starts in your twenties? So, it would be best to start thinking about your skin at an early age. Your lifestyle is important when it comes to a healthy complexion. Because, besides your genes and hormones, your metabolism and outer influences like UV-radiation, your lifestyle significantly influences skin aging.
In most countries of the northern hemisphere, the clocks are changed from winter- to summertime in spring. Meaning, the clocks are set from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. We are losing one hour of our well-deserved sleep.
Does it sound familiar to you, too? After a too short night, the first look in the mirror is not exactly fun: dark rings under the eyes, puffy eyes, and pale cheeks are the outcome of missing sleep. But, why does our skin look pale and tired after sleep deprivation?
Did you know, that there is also a day for sleep? The World Sleep Day takes place on March 16th. With the actions on this day, the World Association of Sleep Medicine wants to draw attention to the importance of healthy sleep.