If you are one of those people who find it easier to fall asleep with their TVs on, then you must know that this disturbs your proper sleeping process and affects your overall health. Scientists agree that we need to sleep in dark rooms.
When the sun comes up, the light receptors in the retina send a signal that it is waking time and prevent the creation of melatonin- sleeping hormone. When the night falls, the situation is different. Moreover, melatonin is released and the body gets a signal that it is sleeping time. However, if you are exposed to a strong light source, as the TV for example, you will be restless because the light disturbs the basic body functions and the entering in the sleeping phase.
As a result of this, you will feel sleepy and you will be in a bad mood when you wake up. So, we advise you to avoid this habit. If this is a difficult task for you, you can try and set the sleeping timer on the TV and you will significantly lower down the negative consequences from a restless sleep.
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