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    Hyde And Sleep

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    Short Description For a great start of the day, you must need a good night’s sleep. And to get a quality sleep at night, a mattress plays a key role in helping you get all the rest you need. Hyde & Sleep believes that every day starts the night before, therefore, they offer a range of the world’s most comfortable mattresses to help you get a sound sleep and have a fresh start the next day. All of their mattresses are made by their in-house team using the most advanced materials. Not only you…

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    SLEEP Summary

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    So many incredible study results were presented on Monday, June 2, at the 28th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, SLEEP 2014. One study may be improving the quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, suggesting that light treatment during the day may improve their sleep quality, and decrease agitation and depression. The small study included 14 nursing home patients with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, and used the light…

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    a sleeping animals are more vulnerable to predation, it also needs to wake easily in case of threat. Those requirements show how well regulated the sleep-wake regulation has to be. Historically, sleep studies have been done by a combination of electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography (EMG), the signals obtained allowed to define three sleep/wake stages(REF). The first one is displayed by awake animal, the EEG show a high frequency activity (beta waves) and the EMG signal is high,…

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    Sleep Apnea

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    Patients with sleep apnea, a sleep disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of hypoxia (CIH), are at an increased risk for cardiovascular problems. CIH leads to a long lasting augmentation of respiratory and sympathetic motor output after the cessation of CIH, a phenomena termed long-term facilitation (LTF). LTF is a serotonin dependent mechanism. Additionally, serotonergic neurons in the raphe nuclei receive dense projections from orexin (OX) neurons; thus OX may contribute to the…

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    Sleep Disorders

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    How Sleep Disorders Affect Daily Functions LaTonya Sallywhite Armstrong State University How Sleep Disorders Affect Daily Functions One main component of healthy living that people do not pay much attention to is sleep. Sleep is still a big mystery that researchers are trying to solve. However, the main question researchers cannot seem to answer is why humans do and animals sleep. One way to look at sleep is that during that time the body restores itself from the…

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    of something called sleep apnea . I thought of sleep apnea just as something that could be cured but little did I know there is more to it then just a sleeping disorder , Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person's breathing is interrupted during sleep. People with untreated sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep, sometimes hundreds of times. This means the brain and the rest of the body may not get enough oxygen. Sleep is essential to…

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    Sleep Aids

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    In order to help them fall asleep, or stay asleep, people in Arizona, and elsewhere, may use sleep aids. These types of hypnotic and sedative medications, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suppress activities in the central nervous system. This helps to induce and maintain sleep. Although sleeping aids may help people to get the rest that their bodies need, a recent study has shown that they may be dangerous for drivers. In 2013, the Food and Drug Administration…

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    consequences of sleep disruption and inadequate sleep in youth. Sleep is a biological requirement that is controlled by the circadian clock, which regulates the timing of sleepiness and wakefulness throughout a 24-hour cycle. Without sleep, the body begins to weaken and experiences daytime sleepiness, fatigue, reduced alertness, and compromised performance in specific neurobehavioral domains. The severity of insufficient or disturbed sleep is usually a strong indicator of a sleep disorder, such…

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    Sleep Paralysis

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    When a person goes to sleep, the brain normally causes the muscles of the body to relax and stay still. However, sleep paralysis is caused when parts of the REM state of sleep intrude into wakefulness. Approximately twenty percent of the general population experience episodes of isolated sleep paralysis. People who experience sleep paralysis often wake up and develop anxiety when they become aware of the fact that they are incapable of moving their bodies and also unable to speak. Some people…

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    Sleep Descriptive Writing

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    I feel, cold. I am swarmed by my surroundings. They pound away at my head and I can only sit here, helpless, unable to breathe, drowning. I wake up in bed. I have thin layers on but I am still scorching. A thick layer of sweat keeps me stuck to my bed sheet. A tear rolls down my face and drips from my face to the ground. It is so dark that I can’t tell whether my eyes are open or closed. My head swivels over to my alarm clock. It reads 12:04. I could’ve sworn it was morning. I lay there for what…

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