nocturnal sleep

nocturnal sleep

Physiology Nighttime, or major, sleep period dictated by the circadian rhythm of sleep and wakefulness; the conventional time for sleeping
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Nocturnal sleep durations, afternoon siesta and sleep disturbances in young pregnant Omani women and related outcomes (Dr Mohammed al Abri, College of Medicine and Health Sciences)
Other symptoms of idiopathic hypersomnia may include prolonged nighttime sleep, long and unrefreshing naps and difficulty waking up from nocturnal sleep or daytime naps.
Mean nocturnal sleep period was greater than 7 hours for 83(31%) medical and 118(46.5%) non-medical students.
The study found that there was a significant association between nocturnal sleep duration of less than six hours and sleepiness while driving," an extract from the research said.
Patients might complain of both daytime sleepiness and disturbed nocturnal sleep and sometimes have associated complaints such as daytime fatigue, lack of concentration, and lack of symptom relief after additional sleep.
Furthermore, mean nocturnal sleep period was significantly shorter (p=0.046) for 1st year students as compared to 2nd year students.
Depending on the specificity of the task, such offline gains can occur during wakefulness but can also occur during diurnal or nocturnal sleep [7-9].
Do not nap in the day more than twice a week, as it lessens your need for nocturnal sleep.
Do not nap in the day more than twice a week as it lessens your need for nocturnal sleep.
The focus of this work is to study the effect of deficient thyroid hormones on nocturnal sleep pattern in overt hypothyroid people.
(27) demonstrated that ecological factors, which include cultural factors, are related to nocturnal sleep in toddlers.
[3] A recent study which was done in 2012 in Saudi Arabia indicated that late night sleeping and a decrease in total nocturnal sleep time during the weekdays or weekends and sleepiness during the day are negatively associated with poor academic performance in medical students.