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A polysomnographically defined state not equal to any non-rapid eye movement (NREM) stages or rapid eye movement sleep. The awake state is characterised by alpha and beta waves, tonic EMG, voluntary rapid eye movements, and eye blinks; this definition of awake is valid only if the polysomnogram is matched by a resumption of a reasonably alert state of consciousness.


Fully aroused Sleep disorders A polysomnographically defined state not equal to any NREM stages or REMS: characterized by alpha and beta waves, tonic EMG, voluntary REMS, and eye blinks

Patient discussion about awake

Q. Good morning! Anybody awake?

A. Hi Immi - Well, I'm very happy you came back and said hello. I hope you rested well and had a good night sleep. How are you doing these days with your Bipolar? Is this a good period?

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This finding suggests that acetylcholine may drive brain alertness on the side that is awake.
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The choir will be made up of voices from across the region who will perform in 2012 as part of the Godiva Awakes project.
They stay awake in bed all night trying to sleep," she said.
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Robert Price, Brixton, South London WE cannot snore while we're awake because we cannot relax critical muscles enough to do it.