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    Sleep and Health It was Benjamin Franklin, who said, “Early to bed, Early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Benjamin Franklin’s quote is famous as representing his virtues, and this quote is familiar as representing industry as its literal meaning. However, it is true that early to bed improves a man in many ways. We may have heard about the importance of sleep not only about this quote, but also since our childhood that we have to go to bed early. People spend about 26 years, 1/3 parts in our whole lifetime, to sleep. Also, this spent time means human body already knows about the importance of sleep so our body makes human to sleep to protect their health. But most of people ignore its importance and their unconcern causes…

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    of the bed does directly affect us, however, not getting sleep do it can. Sleep is an important factor for our body to function properly. As a nurse, it is important to educate your patient on the importance of quality sleep. Some point that should be included when educating a patient and caregiver on varying sleep patterns across lifespan includes physiology of sleep and the sleep cycle, differences in sleep patterns from infancy to older adulthood and factors that affect sleep. In this paper I…

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    Sleep. As children, we often loathe it. As adults, we often crave it. All of us, however, require it. Sleep is built into the very essence of both our psychological and physiological existence. Ideally, it is the foundation upon which we start our days. It is the safe haven that we return to at night. Without it, we begin to feel unorganized, disassociated, fatigued. This is because our bodies are governed by natural cadences called the circadian rhythm. BOOK 87 Our natural world operates…

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    schools start before 8 AM, with more than 20% of middle schools starting at 7:45 AM or earlier.(Herrington) Due to this early start, most teens only get 6-7 hours of sleep when they really need 8-10 hours to be healthy. How can schools expect teens to thrive in school when they 're not getting nearly enough sleep to function completely properly? Sleep is so important to your health; yet many teens seem to be very much deprived of it. It is CRITICAL to brain development, memory function, and…

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    Wednesday, March 9 is when I started my sleep deprivation experiment. I wanted to see how long I could keep my body awake and how my lack of sleep would affect my mood and my everyday interaction with people. In my opinion, it went better than expected. Usually I get very emotional when I am tired to the point where just my feet hurting is enough to make me cry. Given, that is usually after several nights of not getting enough sleep, going to bed late, and waking up early. My abnormal sleep…

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    from different books about the importance of sleep and diseases related to lack of sleep. We analyzed the risks of injuries due to sleep deprivation while in residency programs and the journals of residents writing about their different experiences also. Following the readings, we have class discussions about the importance of sleep and the dangers of chronic fatigue. We also have discussed the hours, schedules, and lives of residents before the reforms of resident work hours. In addition to…

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    You Snooze You Lose Sleep has been an enigma among scientists for many centuries, and continues to puzzle the scientific world. It is known that animals will die without sleep, however, organisms can be seen going days without sleep while still functioning close to normal. As scientists gain more and more knowledge on the topic, the world has learned that sleep affects not only one function in the body, but a multitude of systems. Therefore, when looking at sleep among students, it seems crucial…

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    Teenagers need about 8 to 9 hours of sleep, or else their bodies bodies will not grow and function properly. Which can sometimes even cause permanent problems in their futures. A huge problem facing schools districts and students is the lack of sleep some students get at night. When schools seem to be starting earlier and earlier, most students are getting less and less sleep around American schools. Students who do not get enough sleep are at a disadvantage to learning compared to students…

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    Before immersing myself as a student in the world of sleep, I had always believed that I had a great sleeping pattern. In fact, all of my peers found it amusing how much I loved to sleep, to the point where they said I slept all the time. However, the way that I see it is that I am a 20 year old who goes to a tough school academically, plays a 24/7 sport of basketball for the University, works on campus, and finds time to be social. As one should realize, I am a busy man on a rigorous schedule,…

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    More often than not, the general population does not view sleep as a priority, but rather as something to sacrifice in the name of productivity or entertainment should the need arise. However, similarly to those of nutrition and daily physical activity, sleep plays an essential role in day to day health and largely dictates the development of the brain from birth and onward. In order to properly nourish the growing brain and individual, one must realize the importance of sleep and its impact on…

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