Scientists: lack of sleep can lead to cancer

Ученые: недосып может привести к раку

The main role is played by the hormone melatonin, which is able to be produced at night in the dark.

In order to protect themselves from a serious illness – it is not enough to avoid sunlight. As the strongest activator of growth of malignant tumors is the usual lack of sleep.

The permissible level of melatonin protects human skin from dangerous UV rays. Besides, it is a powerful antioxidant and can destroy free radicals better than vitamin a or C. And normal levels of the sleep hormone, it controls sleep, health, brain, digestive system, stimulates the immune system and inhibits the aging process and development of malignant tumors.

But many people disrupted the normal rhythm of sleep, which was triggered by the long weekend, lingering headache, insomnia, lack of sleep, bright light at night.

Before you go to sleep, sometimes a person watching TV or leafing through the news feed in a social network. The light that these devices emit at night not only affect vision, but also on the brain.

French chronobiology, Ivan TUIT reports that the most dangerous light, reducing the production of enzyme synthesis, is the blue color coming from smartphones, TVs or laptops.

Insomnia leads to obesity, disruption of insulin production, causing a type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease and skin cancer.

In order to normalize the hormone and not to provoke cancer, it is necessary to improve sleep quality, eliminating night film screenings and social networking. Also need to get rid of sources of stress and to normalize the power to include in your diet meat, poultry, fish, cereals, fruit and fiber in form of vegetables and herbs.