A short nap at lunchtime will help replace coffee. This writes the urban news agency "Moscow", said the chief freelance specialist in primary health care for adults in the health department of the city of Andrei Tyazhelnikov.
According to him, 20 minutes of sleep can replace 200 milligrams of caffeine.
The doctor explained that 10-20 minutes of sleep will help you recover quickly and 90 minutes will give a complete recovery and an update. Doctors do not recommend sleeping for more than an hour and a half during the day, brute force has the opposite effect.
A study by scientists from the Bar-Ilan University in Israel was reported on March 6, which revealed the benefits of sleep in the fight against cancer and aging. It was discovered that sleep supports the functions of the cell nucleus, improving the dynamics of chromosomes and activating the recovery systems of genetic material in each individual neuron. DNA damage is one of the main processes that lead to aging and cell death.
In January, it became known that people who sleep less than six hours a day are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, unlike those who sleep 7-8 hours. However, too much sleep, more than eight hours a day, can also contribute to atherosclerosis.