Recommended Amount of Sleep Per Age Group

Recommended Amount of Sleep Per Age Group

June 19, 2020

The recommended amount of sleep an individual should get each night depends on a variety of factors. This includes age, gender, activity levels, and genetics. In this article, we are going to cover the recommended amount of sleep each age group should get courtesy of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), who states, “The recommendations are the result of multiple rounds of consensus voting after a comprehensive review of published scientific studies on sleep and health.”

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8 Horrible Things That Happen When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

8 Horrible Things That Happen When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

June 19, 2020

Sleep deprivation is an American epidemic with more than one-third of all adult Americans getting less sleep than the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. As Dr. Yelena Pyatkevich who is the director of the neurology clerkship and associate director of sleep disorders at Boston Medical Center said, "The average adult is getting one and a half hours less of sleep per night than the average adult did 100 years ago." Here are 8 horrible things that happen when you don't get enough sleep. 

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6 Amazing Tips To Improve Your Sleep

6 Amazing Tips To Improve Your Sleep

June 17, 2020

Sleep deprivation is one of the most pressing and prevalent issues facing modern society today. Sleep disorders are estimated to affect up to 70 million Americans each year. Poor sleep is linked to memory issues, mood changes, weakened immunity, high blood pressure, heart disease, increased risk of diabetes, and more. In this article, you are going to discover 6 amazing tips to improve your sleep. Let's begin with sleep tip number one—schedule. 

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Who Gets The Least Sleep?

Who Gets The Least Sleep?

June 15, 2020

As Matthew Walker who is a British Scientist, author of Why We Sleep: Unlocking The Power of Sleep and Dreams, and professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California said, "Insomnia is one of the most pressing and prevalent issues facing modern society today." Sleep disorders are estimated to affect up to 70 million Americans each year. 

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Sleep Cycles Explained Simply

Sleep Cycles Explained Simply

June 13, 2020

Sleep cycles are a progression through the various stages of NREM sleep to REM sleep, before beginning the cycle again. An entire sleep cycle lasts about 90 -120 minutes. The average person goes through all 4 stages 3-5 times per night. Once you go through all four stages once, you repeat the process, again, so on and so forth until you wake up. There are 4 stages of sleep: Non-Rem (NREM) sleep which includes stages 1, 2, and 3, and then there is REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. 

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Everything You Need To Know About Why You Need Sleep

Everything You Need To Know About Why You Need Sleep

June 10, 2020

What happens to your body when you don't get enough sleep? Have you ever wondered that? I know I have—multiple times. In this article we are going to go over the exact effects sleep deprivation has on your body and mind. Here's everything you need to know about why you need sleep and why you should actually make sleep a priority. 

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