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5 Benefits of Sleeping Earlier for your Health

Having a regenerative sleep is getting harder and harder every day. We often struggle to find sleep quickly and to have a regenerative one. It’s mainly explained with new technologies, stress, anxiety, noises, difficult environment, etc. The list is long and can be extended even further.

Nevertheless, there is a key to improve your sleep and your health: sleeping earlier.

Let’s see 5 benefits of sleeping earlier for your health.


The importance of sleep

We’ve already tackled the importance of sleep many times.

First of all, a huge difference can be made for the improvement of sleep. This difference is regarding sleep’s hours. In fact, we tackled this topic on a previous post. Find on this post sleep’s hours needed according to your age. Once you know and respect the hours, you can improve little by little your sleep.

Secondly, a regenerative sleep brings so much benefits, either mental or physical benefits. It helps to regenerate your whole body, from your muscles, your organs to your immune system. There is no other activity that ensures the proper functioning of your body. Moreover, it allows to improve mood, reduce stress and anxiety, boost neuro skills (memory, intelligence, thinking…), etc. Having a regenerative sleep is thus essential and your health will be improved by sleeping earlier


Have a look to 5 benefits of sleeping earlier.


Better sleep

5 Benefits of Sleeping Earlier for your Health better sleep

It can be an obvious fact, but better sleep is one of the best benefits of sleeping earlier for your health. Indeed, there is nothing better than sleeping earlier. It allows having a good, long and regenerative sleep. Therefore, your non-REM (non-rapid eye movement) and REM (rapid eye movement) cycle can be respected. And you enjoy a good, long and restorative sleep. Moreover, it’s even better if you follow sleep’s hours according to your age.

Little by little, sleeping earlier can hugely make a big difference in the improvement of your sleep.

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Weight loss

Going to bed earlier can help weight loss. We often have difficulties to stay motivated to lose weight but sleeping earlier, as easy as it may seem, is one of the keys to losing weight. Many studies have shown that not getting enough sleep can favour obesity. It’s mainly linked with metabolism. If you have insufficient sleep, there is a higher risk of weight gain, obesity or type 2 diabetes. Therefore, to counter this effect, sleeping earlier improve weight management because you provide your body and metabolism enough sleep hours.

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Reduce the risks of diseases

Reduce the risks of diseases is one of the best benefits of sleeping earlier for your health. In fact, sleeping is the moment of rest. Your whole body, organism but especially your immune system take advantage of sleep’s cycles to regenerate themselves. In this way, your body is far more combative against any virus or diseases. It’s crucial to respect your sleep’s hours. Going to bed earlier can thus help you decrease risks of diseases including cardiovascular,  diabetes or obesity.


Improve mood

Sleeping is the key to happiness and positive mood. Sometimes sleeping later and thus, waking up earlier can worsen mood. In this way, you don’t necessarily begin your day in the best way possible. Getting a high-regenerative sleep helps you regain positive energy and well-being. You’ll be ready to start your day, along with positive and good mood. By sleeping earlier, you can reach positive well-being in the long term. You’ll feel happy to wake up every morning and perfectly fine to face anything during your day.


Have a productive morning

5 Benefits of Sleeping Earlier for your Health have a productive morning

‘The early bird catches the worm’. This expression is really true.

Technically, if you go to bed earlier, you may wake up earlier as well. Therefore, you’ll have all the time you need to wake up and begin your day properly, but most importantly, to have time for yourself. You may have already felt angry several mornings because you wake up at the last minute and hurry to get ready. It’s probably because you sleep too late.

Sleeping earlier allows having time for yourself in the morning, to get ready and start your day in the best way possible.



It exists many benefits of sleeping earlier for your health. It’s mean you can have longer sleep hours concerning the hours of sleep that are needed for you. It thus a major key to improving your health in the long term. The more you have enough sleep, the more your health is improved. Indeed, sleeping earlier can help you have better sleep, but also improve your mood and have a productive morning. Moreover, you can allow weight loss and also reduce the risks of diseases.

A lack of sleep is always difficult to catch up on. It’s thus better to adopt a good and positive attitude to be healthy and favour positive well-being.


Sources and further readings

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