How Can Camping Help You Sleep Better?

How Can Camping Help You Sleep Better?
In the modern world, people use electrical light more than the natural illumination of the sun. Although nobody considers this an issue, reducing the exposure of your body to sunlight can cause your natural sleep patterns or circadian rhythms to go haywire. As such, you may find it difficult to fall asleep or even suffer from acute insomnia.

Fortunately, the disturbances caused to circadian rhythms because of less sunlight exposure are not permanent. If you provide your body an opportunity to absorb the right amount of sunlight, your internal biological chronographs would revert to their normal schedule. And according to many scientists and health experts, that opportunity is best obtained from none other than a week-long camping trip.

As per what professionals have to say, someone who has been suffering from insomnia for a long time can get relief from irregular sleep patterns by camping for a week. This is because while camping, the person’s body would be subjected to controlled exposure to artificial light, and also soak up more sunlight. Besides that, he or she would not be exposed to shorter wavelengths like green and blue. In turn, the circadian clocks would start to synchronise themselves with the solar time.

Under normal circumstances, the biological night of human beings commences at sunset and terminates after sunrise. The circadian clock alerts the mind for inhibiting production of melatonin about an hour before wake up time. As such, a person is able to leave the bed soon after the sun rises above the horizon. However, modern life does not allow for all these things to occur properly. But surprisingly, camping provides the ideal conditions required for biological sleep patterns to function more effectively.

In other words, going to a camping trip for a week can help your body to combat all health, physiological and cognitive effects of circadian disruption. You will go to bed early effortlessly, and also rise and shine right after the sun comes up. And to make that happen, all you need to do is get your hands on some good camping gear, find a good company offering hard floor offroad camper trailer for sale and make a suitable purchase, take a week’s leave from work and set off. Not only would you be able to get adequate amount of sleep everyday, but also feel better and stay in high spirits. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your camping trip now.

3 thoughts on “How Can Camping Help You Sleep Better?

  1. We did a lot of camping when my sons were young. I’ve always thought the best benefits were fresh air and getting a lot of exercise with walking and fishing. I never thought about the benefits of sleep!
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