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  • Misconceptions about Sleep

    Misconceptions about Sleep

    Have you ever heard someone say "we all need 8 hours of sleep," or "snoring isn't harmful"?  Learn the truth about these and other common misconceptions.More >>
    Have you ever heard someone say "we all need 8 hours of sleep," or "snoring isn't harmful"?  Learn the truth about these and other common misconceptions.More >>
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    What is it? Do I have it? Apnea means the absence of breath. An apnea during sleep (sleep apnea) is measured if it lasts 10 seconds or more, and are counted throughout the night to give us a figure.More >>
    Apnea means the absence of breath. An apnea during sleep (sleep apnea) is measured if it lasts 10 seconds or more, and are counted throughout the night to give us a figure. This number is called the RDI, or respiratory disturbance index and is an average of respiratory disturbances (usually apneas) during sleep per hour.More >>
  • The Sleep Cycle

    The Sleep Cycle

    During sleep, we experience two alternating types or states of sleep over an 8-hour time period: NREM sleep and REM sleep. More >>
  • Why is Sleep Important?

    Why is Sleep Important?

    Sleep is a biological requirement. All animals sleep. It is the…. • Key to our health, productivity, safety and quality of life It is an active process that energizes and restores your brain and body,More >>
    Sleep is a biological requirement. All animals sleep. It is the Key to our health, productivity, safety and quality of life It is an active process that energizes and restores your brain and body.More >>
  • Sleep Needs Over Our Lifetime

    Sleep Needs Over Our Lifetime

    Over the life cycle, our sleep needs and the amount of hours required to sustain a quality lifestyle vary as we develop and age. Infants or newborn babies (up to 2 months) need 10.5-18 hours over a 24-hourMore >>
    Over the life cycle, our sleep needs and the amount of hours required to sustain a quality lifestyle vary as we develop and age.More >>
  • Health Consequences of Inadequate or Poor Sleep

    Health Consequences of Inadequate or Poor Sleep

    Some recent significant studies show that sleep plays an important role in our health, particularly in regard to the hormones that are released when we get sufficient, uninterrupted, quality sleep. WhenMore >>
    Some recent significant studies show that sleep plays an important role in our health, particularly in regard to the hormones that are released when we get sufficient, uninterrupted, quality sleep.More >>
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