Month: August 2021

Napping

Napping 

A nap is a short sleep usually taken during the day. At least one-third of American adults enjoy napping. Most people swear by napping; they can effectively recharge and relax. However, there is also a percentage of individuals who find naps disruptive and unhelpful to their sleep. When it comes to naps, many things affect …

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What Are the Stages of Sleep and How Do Sleep Cycles Work

What Are the Stages of Sleep and How Do Sleep Cycles Work?

Every night, we all go to bed and effectively “switch ourselves off” for a few hours and take a journey through the many stages and cycles of sleep. Sleeping is a complicated physiological process that is still not completely understood. Only until recently have we truly begun to discover the many different stages that our …

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What You Should Know About Sleep Paralysis

What You Should Know About Sleep Paralysis

Although we usually think of being awake or asleep as defined and distinct, disorders such as sleep paralysis defy these fixed boundaries. The inability to move temporally after falling asleep or waking up is referred to as sleep paralysis. During this state, individuals are always aware as they experience a sensation of suffocation and troubling …

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