We’ve all heard of these jobs in health–nutritionists, dietitians, personal trainer, coach, and gym teacher to name a few. All of those titles shouldn’t be a surprise. With health in mind, not many think of professions related to sleep. If you have a deep interest in sleep or are tired of your career (pun intended), here are some dream jobs (literally).
Have any anxiety? Phobias? That’s what a hypnotherapist helps with. By using hypnosis, they have the power to aid pain, physical or mental, and to cope with it. For this career, you must be certified in hypnosis training. Pay will be around $75,000 a year!
Sleep Medicine Specialist
Everyday tasks will be to treat and diagnose different sleep disorders. Solutions are machines and devices to assist with sleep disorders. Requirements include an undergraduate degree and to attend a medical school. While counting sheep, you will be counting your 6 figure salary.
Sleep Respiratory Therapist
With a title like this–your responsibilities are to help those with sleep disorders breathe better.
Around bedtime–you shoot straight for the melatonin pills. Tryptophan is an amino acid that is found in a healthy diet. Next, the amino acid is then changed into serotonin– a neurotransmitter. Finally, serotonin gets converted to the hormone melatonin.
There are a total of 20 different amino acids that are the building blocks of protein. The body produces all amino acids except for 9, which must be found through diet.
Whole Grain Toast With Peanut Butter
This is an example of a complementary protein. The amino acids lacking in whole-grain bread are found in peanut butter.
Convenient, this snack is nutritious, providing iron and magnesium. Good ways to eat these are to sprinkle on or as a side of a meal.
All slices of meat supply the 9 amino acids. The same can be said about some meat alternatives.
Much like meat, anything dairy will give the 9 amino acids. Milk and all dairy are great sources of calcium, which most people don’t get much of. This drink is usually served warm around bedtime and is a popular remedy for sleep.