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23 Cards in this Set

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This accumulates during day and you get rid of it during sleep
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
regulates circadian rhythms
has + effect on wake pws
negative effect on sleep pathways
most restorative sleep occurs in stages
3 and 4 = delta or slow wave sleep
Greatest % of sleep spent in
stage 2
sleep spindles and K complexes
stage 2
delta waves
stages 3 and 4
Muscles not paralyzed in REM
heart, diaphragm, and ocular mm.
sawtooth waves
Signs of REM sleep
loss of thermoregulation
rapid eye movements
irregular breathing
Circadian rhythms abolished with
complete lesion of SCN
Delayed sleep phase occurs in
Advanced sleep phase seen in
a disorder of arousals or transition from one sleep stage to another
MT1 agonism
sleep-promoting effect
MT2 agonism
synchronizes circadian clock
Obstructive sleep apnea associated with
Type II Diabetes
Obstructive sleep apnea may be misdiagnosed as
sleep extension can improve
glucose tolerance
Central sleep apnea caused by
heart failure
Iron deficiency anemia is most common cause of
Restless legs syndrome
REM sleep behavior disorder
act out dreams
sleep hygiene
sleep practices that help you maintain your health
If you can't sleep
don't stare at bright lighted objects
don't drink beverages with caffeine within 4 hours of bedtime
don't induce sleep with booze