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    What Is Polysomnography?

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    This gave way to new possibilities for the way we study sleep and sleep disorders, and since then, the overnight diagnostic tests has been known as polysomnography. Polysomnography tests record many things like the brain activity, a person’s heart rate, a person’s breathing patterns, as well as movements of various parts of the human body. The use of polysomnography is now the standard in which tests for quantifying sleep and for assessing abnormal physiological events in sleep. Such as sleep apnea, periodic movements, electroencephalographic abnormalities and arousals are performed. Inadequate sleep or a person’s poor sleeping habits can result in drowsiness and impaired alertness and cognitive ability, thereby reducing a person’s productivity on the job and increasing the opportunity for human error and fatigue-related accidents. Over the last decade or so, there has been an increasing awareness of the health and economic consequences caused by the sleep deprivation and poor sleep…

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    factor. These patients also had more awakenings and shorter apnea durations.9 Diagnosing Sleep Apneas Symptoms Snoring is not just an annoyance; it is also a very common symptom of sleep apnea. It is easy for people to miss symptoms of sleep apnea because some of them occur during sleep. For this reason, it is important to take note when someone who shares living space informs you of things like snoring. Other symptoms of sleep apnea include struggling to breathe while asleep, interruption…

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    nonsleepy patients; however, this research shows that the decrease is only seen in those who use CPAP more than 5.6 hours per night. In comparison to other research, this analysis spanned over one year. The third investigation reviewed is Effect of CPAP on Blood Pressure in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Resistant Hypertension, (Martinez-Garcia, et al. 2013). It is an original investigation. Strengths of this study include the research design, and that the diagnosis of resistant…

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    One of the most fascinating, mysterious, and complex sections of psychology is the human dreaming process. We spend one third of our lives sleeping and about 15-20% of that time is spent dreaming (Tsai, 2012). Dreaming is a different state of consciousness, but it’s necessary for mental, emotional, and physical health. Gender differences have been studied for decades and one major finding is that men have been noted to be more aggressive in their waking lives than women. This aggression men feel…

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    Sleep Hygiene Definition

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    Introduction: We should make a good environment around us while going to sleep to have a comfortable and a better sleep. Sleep hygiene is the behavioral and environmental practice that is intended to promote better quality sleep (Voinescu et al., 2015) Making a good sleeping environment that is quiet, dark, and is recommended. The sounds around you, if there is a source of light in your room, and the bad temperatures will make you wake up while sleeping and this disrupt your continuous sleep…

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    When it comes to snoring, many people consider it only an occasional problem is not very serious. But in fact, those who have to listen to him, snoring is a hell and that may be a sign of a serious sleep disorder in the snorer. The things that the snorer should focus more on the environment are the dream and sleep position. Many people are not aware of this, but when it comes to the room that the snorer sleeps on, actually plays a significant role in the process. Yes, this is something that may…

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    The Comparison of Two Nations What makes a nation great is the atmosphere but also the people. The way people act highly influences the way others feel about a place they visit. In Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises, the characters travel from Paris, the city of love and romance to the much more peaceful Basque region of Spain. The way the characters interact with the two nation's cultures changed the way they acted by giving them a different outlook on life. The way Jake lives…

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    In high school a very common and routine conversation is made between students everyday. It goes a little like so, “Oh my gosh i’m so tired”, “Yea me too”. Turns out these somewhat morning ventilations are becoming more universal for all generations. Researchers have begun to find that almost 20 percent of americans suffer from a sleeping disorder any given year. But what does it really mean to have a sleeping disorder? Sure being tired is normal but how does one know they have a disorder?…

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    The mattress you sleep on affects you much more than you realize. Getting a good night's sleep is a key component in achieving optimal health. If you are relaxed, you are better able to deal with stress and other emotional difficulties and are able to be more productive during the day. Plus, getting enough sleep improves the function of your immune system. After a simple guide to buying the right mattress can make a world of difference in your life. directions The 1 Decide what size mattress…

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    Why do we sleep? Sometimes you're asking when we sleep do we stop breathing do we somehow just die for 12 hours then wake up again. This is how it is when you are tired you normally go and rest drink something or even go to sleep why that's a simple question your body need to rest. Put don”t go to sleep for a long time if you're really tired just sleep for like one or two hours put then wake up again you body need the sun it needs to do something rather then just sleep all day because if…

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