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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Sleep deprivation may lead to food cravings, especially less healthy food, compared with normal sleep, research suggests.
Lockley, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and advisor to Healthe commented: Its no secret that travelling can be challenging for our health, particularly when it comes to maintaining our normal sleep patterns.
CAP has also been useful in the investigation of normal sleep (11,12), sleep changes by acoustic perturbations (13), cardiorespiratory perturbations (14-16), and neurological conditions (17,18).
These findings are relevant to pave the way to the design of fall prevention programs in populations and settings where normal sleep is frequently disrupted, such as older people and hospital wards.
Study participants were randomly split into two groups: one maintained their normal sleep routine and the second restricted their sleep by two to four hours each night for two nights.
Compared to those with normal sleep duration, men who slept five or fewer hours per night had a two-fold higher risk of having a major cardiovascular event by age 71.
"Furthermore, the genetic regulation of normal sleep is complex and often shows strong environmental interactions."
'During Ramadan, the normal sleep cycle is disturbed by waking early for suhour, eating heavy before sleep and then sleeping late.
It takes them longer to fall asleep, and they have a shorter than normal sleep duration because they have to get up in the morning for school or work.
A Excessive daytime sleepiness is quite common among people with Parkinson's as the condition can affect the normal sleep cycle.
Ramadan, which involves month-long daily fasting during daylight hours, is often accompanied by a disruption to normal sleep patterns.
Sleep hygiene maintenance helps persons living with diabetes enjoy a better quality of life by restoring normal sleep patterns and thereby improving glycaemic control.