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    Improving Sleep by Lawrence Epstein, and Sleep Debt and the Mortgaged Mind by William C. Dement & Christopher Vaughan introduces the concept of sleep. Many people regard sleeping just waking up in the morning and going back to sleep at night, and feeling really tired around the afternoon, but sleep is more complicated than that. Sleep is what is going around your body physically and what is happening to your body while a person is sleeping. Whenever an individual does not get enough sleep, he is…

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    Sleep Health

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    importance of adequate sleep helps to increase health, productivity, wellness, quality of life, and safety on roads and the work force. In the United States, it is common for to not get enough sleep, or to just rest taking naps throughout the day. Among the general population poor sleep awareness has decreased and more mental and physical conditions are starting to arise. Healthcare professionals and policy makers are trying to implement different scenarios that can help the improve sleep among…

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    Sleep Patterns

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    biggest of these demands is school. Most schools start class very early in the morning. After a long day at school, teens may also have to study for hours at home. An early start and a lot of homework can combine to make it hard for them to get to sleep on time. Teens are faced with a lot of other things that compete for their time. Once they are old enough, many of them begin to work after school. Some simply want to have their own money to spend. Others have to do this to help their families.…

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    Classification of Sleep Disorders Sleep is important for a person to become healthy the average amount of sleep is about 8 hours. Unfortunately more than half, America is diagnosed with a sleeping disorder making the average time to exceed, decline, or in some cases to not exist. Sleeping disorders are on a spectrum ranging from deadly to not harmful, so if a sleep disorder is not harmful then why is it a disorder? A sleep disorder manipulates someone’s sleep pattern affecting their health.…

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    Sleep is a natural period of inactivity of the body. It is a human instinct that has no simplification as to why it even occurs. Even though there is no main reason why we sleep, scientists have created theories for why we sleep. The body possesses a rhythm called circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm controls wakeness and sleepiness throughout a twenty-four-hour interval. There are two factors that occur to regulate the rhythm. The first is a drive to sleep that gets stronger each hour…

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    states of sleep and wakefulness seem to come without much thought or effort. Yet the transitions to these states, both neurologically and biologically, is far more complex than simply lying down and falling asleep. Scientists have only just been able to grasp basic understandings of human sleep patterns, but what they know has brought the concept of sleep from a daily ritual to a vast science. The following will look into the neurobiology of human sleep, states of wakefulness and sleep, and…

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    Sleep Deprivation

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    Saturday morning after a long deep sleep. It is one of the best feelings in the world. Now think about those Monday mornings, getting up early from a short night’s rest. Those can hold some of the worst feelings. Only sleep can have this affect on us. How can an extra hour of sleep change everything? We as humans need a certain amount of sleep and it is unique to every person. Sleep is prominent in our life and we need to learn how to harness the best sleep every day. Over the years the…

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    Persuasive Speech Sleep

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    get enough sleep? According to my audience analysis 15 out of 15 people answered that they were sleepy. Stating that they don’t get enough sleep. According to Berkeleywellness.com we spend up to one-third of our lives sleeping or well we should at least. Reveal topic/thesis: I know how important sleep is and I’ve had to adjust how many hours I get. Sleep is very beneficial in your life. Establish credibility: Today I will try to persuade my audience to get at least 7-9 hours of sleep.…

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    Eeg's Sleep Analysis

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    Sleep is a state of consciousness because when we are asleep, our brain remains active and working. With the invention of the electroencephalogram (EEG) researchers are better able to understand the brain activity of individuals as they prepare to sleep and after they fall asleep. When a person is awake and alert high frequency beta waves are seen in an EEG. When you are laying down, relaxed and become sleepy, low frequency alpha waves would be seen in an EEG. The different types of brain waves…

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    Evolution Of Sleep Research

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    Although the reason why we sleep is a highly controversial topic, the fact that living beings need it to survive is of no question. The need for sleep starts from day one, and understanding how much a newborn needs compared to a one year old is crucial to understanding how their sleep-wake cycles evolve. Not only do babies need a lot of sleep, but they need it in three hour cycles, between sleeping and feeding (Beuno, & Menna-Barreto, 2016). The evolution of sleep takes place over the first year…

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