Some people regularly go for a run, manage to go to the gym after work and easily wake up at five in the morning. Others do not always find the strength to get up from the couch and turn on the next episode of their favorite series. Is a person to blame for his laziness? Or was it passed on to him from mom and dad along with freckles and receding hairline?
Oh, I'll sleep it off on the weekend!, — we often dream, having lost precious hours of sleep on weekdays when preparing an urgent report, when writing an article, when drawing a wall newspaper after midnight for a schoolboy. Who would argue: getting enough sleep after sleepless nights is always pleasant and healing. You feel refreshed and refreshed. But are we able to repay the body's debt over the weekend for insufficient sleep time on weekdays? Whatever we feel, science gives a negative answer.
Yawning is an involuntary reflex that it is impossible (and not necessary) to fight: normally everyone does it, from 7 to 23 times a day. But if you yawn more often, it may be worth studying the reasons more closely. Sometimes yawning turns out to be a marker of certain diseases.
Here are a few mistakes to avoid so that the morning is always good.
In which countries do sluggards live? This question can be answered by researchers from Stanford, who processed the data of 700 thousand users of a mobile application that tracks physical activity during the day, and compared the indicators by country.
American scientists have explained why overeating causes... even more overeating. Excess calories block the production of a hormone that helps us feel full.
Researchers from the Endocrinological Society found out that obese teenagers differ from children with normal weight by a disturbed hormonal background, which, perhaps, makes them prone to obesity. The findings of the scientists are published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
It is known that the lifestyle of the mother, especially during pregnancy, directly affects the health of children. Scientists have been less engaged in paternal influence, but in recent years the volume of accumulated data has grown, and now biologists are sure that the lifestyle, habits and mental state of the father also affects the children. The article was published in the journal <a href="http://www.ajsc.us/files/ajsc0030217.pdf "><i>American Journal of Stem Cells</i></a>.