Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep (Part III)

  • -
sleeping time

Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep (Part III)

sleeping timeSleep is the best medicine for restore, repair and rejuvenate the body. Therefore, good night's sleep is the key to our own operation, health and longevity.

The healthy sleep habits are to regulate sleep, and waking cycles to achieve quality sleep at night and wakefulness during the day.

To ensure a good night's sleep, Modern science has excellent suggestions based on research of sleep medicine, that are termed as sleep hygiene. The components are:

• Maintain a regular bedtime and wake. Even on occasions when he is forced to stay up late, should try to wake up at the usual time to keep pace.

• Allow sufficient time to achieve a 7 or 8 hours of sleep. Avoid staying in bed many hours without sleeping.

• Use your bed only for sleeping. Avoid watching TV, call friends or reading books in bed, because the body has to associate the bed with sleep and nothing more.

• Avoid eating a lot of food, using stimulants like coffee, tea or chocolate, exercise or have conversations thrilling moments before going to sleep.

• Make the bedroom a relaxer and silent. Keep the temperature is always comfortable; should not be too hot or too cold.

• Make sure you get a good exposure to the sun during the day, and hold the dim light in the afternoon or evening almost.

In classical Chinese medicine, ideal sleeping time is considered critical to the health. Apart from the suggestions that modern medicine offers, classical Chinese medicine emphasizes the importance of night time when one must sleep.

The ideal time to sleep is between the 21:00 and 23:00 hours. This is the time during which the energy (qi) circulates in the meridians of the triple burner (san jiao), unique concept of Chinese medicine. The triple burner affects functions of organs in the chest, abdomen and pelvis.

The upper heater, distributes oxygen and blood to the body. The heater means, absorbs, metabolized and turns food into nutrients for the body. The bottom heater, reabsorbs water and removes waste from the system. Therefore, triple burner functions determine normal body functions, being extremely important in their care.

Energy circulates through the system each 2 hours, therefore there 12 energy states. During the final phase of these 12 stages, the body goes into the restoration phase, time should maintain a calm mind, calm the emotions and reduce activities to a minimum. Some Chinese medicine experts suggest that the 22:30 and should be asleep.

Of the 23:00 to 3:00 energy circulates in the gallbladder and liver, as indicated in the part 2 this series. In Chinese medicine, systems of the gallbladder and liver regulate digestion, nutrition, connective tissues (tendons and ligaments). Also, regulate mood and sleep, maintain bone health, and regulate menstruation and reproducibility.

They are also in charge of the vision, and help with strategic planning skills and execution.

Maintain a good sleep during this time will prevent a host of health problems, especially for those who suffer from migraines, fibromyalgia, depression, anxiety, IBS, PMS, Infertility, breasts and uterine fibroids, and esophageal reflux.

Of the 3:00 to 5:00 of morning energy circulates through the lung meridian, therefore it is very important to sleep during these hours. According to Chinese medicine, The lungs are responsible for respiration, spread the qi and oxygen to the body. They also help regulate the metabolism of water and are connected to the functions of the large intestine.

While the energy of the lungs is what makes us stronger, this meridian is associated with sensitivity to sadness and sorrow. For those that have frequent respiratory infections, allergy, losses (emotional), grief, skin problems, frequent urination or bowel problems, is very important to maintain a good sleep.

Sleep well, sleep time. Live a long life, healthy living.

 

Source: The Epoch Times


Subscribe to my Newsletter

Fill out the form below to subscribe

Name:
Email:

Latest Posts from Blog

http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/imatge-punts.jpg
Qigong / Qigong for Vision and Eye – FREE WORKSHOP FOR BALCONY
  DATE: Friday, 16 February 2018 SCHEDULE: Of 18:00 the 20:00h Central Library Terrace – Walk lyrics, No. 1   On the occasion of the celebration of Chinese New Year, Ivan Trujillo held a free workshop in a simple series of Qigong exercises that can help maintain and improve the health status more »
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/perro-3.jpg
Happy Chinese New Year: Yang Earth Dog Brown
In China and other Eastern countries, the calendar is governed by the Moon, is why not start the year on 1 January but in late January or early February. It is the oldest known calendar and its origins date back to 2637 before Christ, when your more »
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/i-ching.jpg
What is and How to Consult the I Ching – Chinese Oracle
In this video, Ivan Trujillo explains what the amazing Chinese oracle I Ching, The Book of Changes, In addition to explaining well as consulting in a very simple way. If you want to download the book of I CHING please click HERE
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/ritan-park-beijing-kevin-frayer-1024x671.jpg
Jaen University: Reduce Falls practice Taichi Elderly
The findings of the study group members in Physical Activity, Physiotherapy and Health, and Innovation in Nursing and Health Care and Cellular Stress and Age were recently published in the prestigious scientific journal Journal of the American Geriatrics Society‘ and they offer a simple and holistic way to prevent injuries, as he reported more »
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/portada-curso-1.jpg
CURSO ON-LINE: Stress free yourself with Qigong
  We are pleased to announce the publication of our first Qigong course totally On-Line. Since the link below, You can access the course “Stress free yourself with Qigong”, in which Ivan Trujillo has collaborated with School with Heart. As a special introductory offer, and for a limited time, It offers a 30% off more »
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/gallo.jpg
Happy New Year: Yin Fire Red Rooster
In China and other Eastern countries, the calendar is governed by the Moon, is why not start the year on 1 January but in late January or early February. It is the oldest known calendar and its origins date back to 2637 before Christ, when your more »
2 Simple Tools Anti-Stress
Do you suffer often stress? You want to know two easy ways to make it disappear from your day? In this video Ivan Trujillo shows two simple techniques to make it disappear.
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/TENSAR-EL-ARCO.png
The 8 Jewelry – Tensar Arc
With this video Iván Trujillo explains how to perform the second exercise belonging to the system Qigong Health o Baduanjin 8 Jewelry, the call “Draw the bow to shoot an arrow at the hawk”.     We hope you like it and you find it useful.
 
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/foto.jpg
Is it possible to age with Health? The prospect of Traditional Chinese Medicine
While it is clear that the risk of disease and dysfunction increases as you get older, enjoy good health in old age is perfectly possible. Many of the diseases, disabilities and chronic illnesses related deaths can be avoided if certain preventive measures are taken.
http://www.alquimiainterna.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/sosTENER-EL-CIELO-CARATULA-VIDEO-75.png
The 8 Jewelry – Holding Heaven
With the following video, Iván Trujillo began a series of videos that explain how to practice correctly each of the exercises that make up the system more popular and practiced Qigong worldwide, the Health Qigong Baduanjin o system 8 Jewelry. This video is the first exercise, more »