In today’s lifestyle, insomnia can be a common problem for many people, but knowing this, we have always been advising not to be careless about it. The importance of good and complete sleep for a healthy body is not hidden from anyone. This is the reason why insomnia i.e. lack of sleep is considered a disease. The health damage caused by insomnia has been told in many studies, but now the latest study done by researchers from the University of Helsinki in Finland. Study
According to this study published in the Journal of Aging and Health conclusion It is also pointed out that if the symptoms of insomnia are showing from young age or mature age, then ignoring it can have many side effects on life even after retirement.
The longer the trouble, the bigger the disease
According to researcher Antti Etholén of the University of Helsinki, ‘the longer the problem of insomnia or sleeplessness persists, the more side effects it has on the brain. In such a situation, the cognitive power of a person starts to weaken. Although it has been revealed in some studies that how insomnia affects the ability of the brain to work, but the special thing in this study is that on the basis of follow-up for 15 to 17 years, there is a lack of sleep and brain function. There was a clear link between the problems.
what the experts say
This study found that if the symptoms of insomnia are improved, then the damage to the brain can also be reduced. Dr. Tea Lallukka, Professor of the Department of Public Health at the University of Helsinki, said that looking at the results, it is clear that the sooner the symptoms of insomnia are recognized and treated, the better the old age. The difficulty in getting into can be avoided.
He added, “While only self-reported memory symptoms can be taken into account in the latest study, it will be interesting to do more research in further studies on whether treatment of insomnia also slows the progression of memory-related diseases.” Can do?”
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 25, 2022, 09:20 IST