Can Sleep At Night? Essay

1096 Words May 10th, 2016 5 Pages
Can’t sleep at night? There is hundreds of reasons why. Everyone has had a rough night of sleep, which brought them to question something being really wrong. Through your lifestyle, anxiety and depression you can cause your own sleeping disorders. Insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea and plenty more effect thousands of people, but all in different ways. Although, there is no cure, you can get treated to ease you back into the right routine. In this essay the most serious and common disorders will be discussed, and how doctors prefer to treat their patients. In order to get a good night 's sleep you must be completely unaware of what is going on. It seems that sleep is such an easy action, but a lot of work is put in from your body. There are five official stages of sleep. Your first stage is the ten minutes when you lay down and can mentally feel yourself drowsing off. It is during your second stage that you are actually asleep and unaware of the outside world. During this stage it is still very easy to be awakened, but it only last for the first twenty minutes. Both the third and fourth stage are your most refreshing points of sleep. There is little to no movement and your body and mind has completely relaxed. About an hour and a half later, you enter the last stage which would be called your REM sleeping. REM sleep is the time when your eyes dart back and forth, even though your eyelids are shut. Your mind solves your emotional troubles during this time. It is also when you…

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