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  • Sleep And Health: The Importance Of Sleep

    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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  • Sleep And The Evolutionary Theory Of Sleep

    “Sleep is a passive state of unconsciousness, a suspension of our normal bodily activities. It is distinguished from wakefulness by a decreased ability to react to stimuli, but is more easily reversed than the state of hibernation or of being comatose.” People usually go through five (5) stages while sleeping. The first stage is the period of transition between wakefulness and sleepiness, and can be awakened easily. During this stage, the muscles are slowly active and the eyes move slowly. As…

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  • Sleep Deprivation: The Two Phases Of Sleep

    The state of sleep occurs in a pattern in which the brain and body are able to recuperate to function normally the following day, this forms a physiological program (Porkka-Heiskanen et al., 2013). It is conducted by circadian rhythm, duration, and intensity of brain activity throughout the day (Porkka-Heiskanen et al., 2013). If an individual’s body does not perform this physiological program it results in tiredness or feeling drowsy (Porkka-Heiskanen et al., 2013). Without sleep, performance,…

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  • Stages Of Sleep

    night or even the daytime for some, individuals sleep. This is an action that everyone on this Earth takes part in because people can’t survive without it. If a person does not receive enough sleep, he could suffer from irritability, dizziness, hallucinations, loss of concentration, and much more. Even though everyone knows the consequences of not getting enough sleep, it’s hard to tell why they occur and what happens within our bodies when we reach the perfect amount of slumber. It seems to be…

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  • Sleep And Pathophysiology

    take advantage of sleep and think of it, at times, as a luxury more than a physiological and psychological necessity. Edwards, O’Dreiscoll, et al, in their paper over Aging and Sleep: Physiology and Pathophysiology, simply defined sleep as a natural state characterized by a reduction in voluntary motor activity (skeletal muscle movement) but not involuntary activity (heart, lungs, organs, etc.), and a decreased response to stimulation and stereotypic posture that is both reversible and…

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  • The Influence Of Sleep

    creatures that has brain sleeps. Sleeping is a very essential factor in life for animals as well as human-beings. For instance, an average human being spends one thirds of his life sleeping. Sleep is a very deeply scientific field, people still don 't stop studying and doing researches about it and hope to find out about it more. Basically, sleep a resting state for the brain after a period of time. People today definitely need more sleep due to the amount of work. How does it affect your…

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  • Sleep Essay: Why Sleep?

    Why Sleep? Like food, sleep is a biological need. Many people do not try to go without food for a day, but often, people skimp out on sleep which leads to many problems. Today, many people are not getting enough of sleep because they are trying to balance school, extracurriculars, and maintain healthy relationships. Teens need an average of eight to nine hours of sleep while adults need seven to eight hours to function normally. Without a sufficient amount of sleep, a person can suffer from…

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  • Sleep Disorders: The Importance Of Sleep

    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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  • Inadequate Sleep

    lack of and poor quality of sleep can and will negatively affect ones individual health, productivity, social interaction, physical aptitudes, health risks and overall academic achievements in today’s society. This particular research paper should be taken into consideration by college students and individuals alike. Since most undergraduates have no guidance on just how important sleep is in their overall academic achievements, they may find this information to be a key factor in their academic…

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  • Sleep Deprivation And Obstructive Sleep

    Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder medical condition in which a person’s breathing is interrupted while asleep. Untreated patients with this condition stop breathing repeatedly through their sleep cycles which may cause the body or the brain to not receive oxygen. The sudden grasps for air during these moments causes a lack of REM (rapid eye movement). REM sleep deprivation causes serious effects on a person while awake during the day such as the process of storing memories, learning, and…

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