normal sleep

normal sleep

Sleep medicine A quality and length of sleep that is normal for a particular person Divisions 2–5% stage 1, 45–55% stage 2, 13–23% stage 3–short-wave, 20–25% REM sleep. See REM sleep, Sleep apnea.
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The participants were asked to follow normal sleep schedules and maintain sleep diaries, use at-home sleep monitors so as to allow the researchers to track their sleep.
Normal sleep architecture is characterized by predictable alteration between REM (rapid eye movement) and NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep during a sleep episode.
He details the Western medicine physiology of sleep, normal sleep, and sleep disorders; the significance of sleep in Chinese medicine; diagnosing and treating insomnia with acupuncture; the patterns and treatment of other pathologies, such as sleep apnea, nightmares, and circadian rhythm desynchronization; the significance of dreams in Chinese medicine; and clinical studies on acupuncture and insomnia and other disorders.
It examines normal sleep processes, discusses how to identify abnormal sleep, and offers guidelines on how to restore normal sleep function.
Tests on rhesus monkeys in California showed they were doing better after 36 hours o f continual wakefulness than undrugged monkeys after normal sleep.
Compared with their counterparts who reported normal sleep patterns, more teens with sleep problems reported depression (68% vs.
If you'regoing by car, try to coincide car journeys with their normal sleep time.
ANYTOL, like most sleeping aids, affects the normal sleep pattern, preventing you from going into dream sleep (REM sleep).
Certain types of electromagnetic fields foster cancer in animals and can alter normal sleep and heart rhythms in people (153: 29*).
In a new study of 10 healthy men in their 20s who were kept in a closed environment and allowed to follow their normal sleep patterns, some experienced disturbed sleeping rhythms after taking melatonin, reported lead author Dr.
Shives says while adjusting to the time change (and even after you're adjusted) avoid caffeine and alcohol close to bedtime, as they can disrupt your normal sleep patterns.