While technology is a great help for many activities of daily life, this should have a limit or otherwise more than a benefit could harm us, as in the case of hours of sleep and rest.

The dream is an integral part of everyday life, a biological need that allows to restore the physical and psychological functions essential for full performance. Its functioning is by means of the circadian rhythm, which allows to regulate the functions of the body and indicates when we can get up and go to bed.

This circadian rhythm is controlled by brain receptors that are activated by the light of the environment where we are. If everything is dark and dull, the brain assimilates that it is time to sleep, and if everything is illuminated it is time to get up.

Now, if we connect the technology with the hours of sleep, we will realize that the light of the screens of the devices are the cause of a computer (television, computer, tablet or mobile) affecting our hours of rest at night.

To the aforementioned, the use of these devices can generate high states of activation and alertness, increasing them in the moments prior to sleep.

Not sleeping properly or enough, could be the cause of cardiovascular diseases, obesity, depression, diabetes, and memory loss.

But how to improve the independence of technology before sleep? Reading a book for a few minutes, listening to a couple of relaxing topics or taking notes in a notebook can help us to rest effectively.

Tell us, after finishing reading this article, what technological devices will you avoid using to have a restful rest?

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