Importance of Sleep On the HCG Diet

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Sleeping plays an important role in your physical aspect. It has an impact on your weight maintenance. The lack of naps will promote the storing of unhealthy fats in various parts of your body. It can also trigger the part of your brain that causes you to eat in response to tiredness. Napping is part of the success in reaching your HCG weight loss goal.

Impact of Sleep When on HCG Diet

It is important because it will help you to rest and process things properly. It allows proper digestion and metabolism during weight loss. You need proper snooze in the HCG diet to help your body in storing more energy than you need for the whole day. It can help diet hormones to perform well during HCG weight loss. Thus, it is helpful to stop your body from craving sugar and other sweet foods.

Other Benefits of Sleep

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It will keep your body healthy. Sleeping can help in the proper function of your body. It will support your health, especially in your weight loss. Do not deprive yourself of having better sleep because this is a part of a healthy lifestyle. Sleeping can maintain the normal blood pressure and sugar levels. 

It can prevent stress eating. Proper rest will take you out of stress. Stress can cause tiredness and eat too much. Your body will tend to find comfort in eating and allows you to grab easy food options such as junk foods. A proper nap will renew your energy and takes off the stress from your body. Thus, gives you a greater chance to succeed in the HCG diet.

It helps in improving your focus. This allows your brain to relax and promotes focus that will stop you from mindless eating during the HCG diet. This will make you pay more attention to your food portions. You can make better choices with your food. 

It can develop your cognition and productivity. Sleeping can elevate your skills and productivity the next day. Your body will gain more energy for weight loss and other extra activities.

Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep and How to Fix Them

Poor habits. It includes an irregular bedtime schedule, naps, stimulating activities before bed, an uncomfortable sleep environment, and video games, and smartphones just before bed can interfere with your sleep cycle.

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Stress. Concerns about work, school, health, finances or family can keep your mind active at night and may lead to insomnia.

Travel or work schedule. Your circadian rhythms act as an internal clock, guiding such things as your sleep-wake cycle, metabolism and body temperature. Causes include jet lag from travelling, working a late or early shift, or frequently changing shifts.

Medical conditions. Chronic insomnia may also be associated with medical conditions. Treating them improves sleep, but insomnia may persist after the medical condition improves.

Eating too much late in the evening. Eating too much may cause you to feel physically uncomfortable while lying down. Many people also have a backflow of acid and food from the stomach into the esophagus which may keep them awake.

Medications. Many prescription medicines can interfere with sleep, such as antidepressants and pills for asthma or blood pressure.

Caffeine, nicotine and alcohol. Coffee, tea, cola and other caffeinated drinks are stimulants and can keep you from falling asleep at night. Nicotine in tobacco products is another stimulant that can interfere with sleeping.

Mental health disorders. Anxiety disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, may disrupt your sleep and it often occurs with other mental health disorders as well.

Changes in patterns. Slumber often becomes less restful as you age. With age, your internal clock often advances, so you get tired earlier in the evening and wake up earlier in the morning.

Tips to Improve Sleep on the HCG Diet

  • Do not indulge yourself in things that cause you to nap less.
  • Avoid watching TV for so long.
  • Drink herbal tea if you have struggled in sleeping.
  • Relax your mind and stop thinking about negative thoughts because it can cause restlessness.

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