Sleep Schedule Overviews
These are overviews of all of the most common sleep schedules.
Meditation is a great way to relieve stress and anxiety. Extensive studies have shown that regular practitioners of meditation can alter their brain waves and trigger the restorative properties of the parasympathetic nervous system. This has been shown to reduce recovery times from traumatic injuries. Hardcore practitioners can even undergo a trance-like state during surgeries and
There are several things that our bodies need to keep working. Food, water, and air get much of the credit. However, something often overlooked as a basic necessity is sleep. For a monophasic sleeper, missing just one night of sleep can make you as impaired as if you were drinking alcohol. But what about the
What if I told you that there was a substance that, when drank before bed, would help you sleep better? And that the same substance, when drank upon waking, would boost your metabolism and increase focus throughout your day. This substance has no harmful side effects and tons of health benefits. Would you drink it?
For the most part, sleep disorders are personal problems. They are disturbing for many reasons but friends and family do not directly experience the horror that comes with sleep paralysis or night terrors. Instead, those that are close to someone with a sleep disorder sometimes suffer indirectly. A child’s night terrors will frighten an adult and
Waking up can be hard sometimes. One thing that is key in waking up feeling refreshed is being able to fall asleep when you want to. However, this is often easier said than done. At the end of the day, you might feel so exhausted all you want to do is lay down in bed
Throughout the day, our moods and focus shift depending on what we are doing. This shift in attention is reflected in our brain waves. Brain waves are talked about a lot in mainstream science and media but not a lot of people really know what they are or where they come from. Let’s take a
Our children are our future. They are the ones who will carry on our legacies and more importantly mark the survivability of the human race. Because of this, humans have an innate protective nature when it comes to kids. One of the hardest things for a parent, or an adult
It has to be one of the scariest feelings in the world. You’re driving in your car. The dull white noise of the tires on the road seems to start growing. You start to feel dazed. Your eyelids start feeling unbelievably heavy. The more you try to hold them open, the
Sleep apnea is defined as the termination of respirations for 10 seconds or more during sleep. Some interruptions in breathing are normal during sleeping. However, if you experience a pause lasting longer than ten seconds more than 5 times an hour, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is perhaps one of the
The human body is indisputably a remarkable thing. We have only scratched the surface of what our bodies are capable of doing. Among the many processes our bodies go through, homeostasis is one of the most important. Homeostasis is our bodies ability to find balance and regulate itself to continue functioning. Thermoregulation is one example