Lifestyle & Life Moments
What Your Hormones Do While You’re Sleeping While it may seem like sleep just happens (or doesn’t happen) at the end of each long day, the sleep you get is actually a result of specific biological processes. And though it can seem like physical exertion equals deep sleep, your sleep is more accurately attributed to hormonal changes that ebb and flow due to your circadian rhythms. While you sleep, certain hormones kick into gear, repairing and rebuilding, and preparing you for the coming day.
An Inside Look at Nine Popular Sleep Supplements With at least one in three adults in the U.S. reporting that they don’t get enough sleep, it’s no wonder there’s plenty of demand for remedies to help us rest. Whether you suffer the occasional night of tossing and turning or you’re plagued by chronic insomnia, it’s likely you have experienced the frustration of not being able to sleep.