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How Your Circadian Rhythm Tunes Your Health

Learn how your biological clock or circadian rhythm tunes physiology, metabolism and brain function. Dr. Satchin Panda's research shows thousands of genes in...

Adult Sleep Needs At Every Age: From Young Adults To The Elderly.....

Babies can sleep through a circus. Older kids may fight bedtime. And teens -- good luck getting them out of bed on a weekend. But what about you -- the grown-up? Your sleep life is still changing -- and not just because time is passing. How does s...

Top 10 Reasons Why Sleep Is Important

All of us know the very common phrase, “Early to bed, early to rise makes a person Healthy, wealthy and wise.” The sleeping positions and timings matter a lot in everyone’s life, scientifically. We all love to sleep. But how many of you sleep enou...

10 Dangerous Side Effects Of Lack Of Sleep

Many effects of a lack of sleep, such as feeling grumpy and not working at your best are very well known. However, there are some more serious side effects may not be as well known. Everything from people's memory to their looks, their weight and ...

5 Apps That Want To Help You Sleep

We usually tell you to leave your phone outside the bedroom when it's time to hit the hay. In a 2012 Time/Qualcomm poll, 68 percent of people ages 18 to 44 said they keep their phones next to their beds at night. Not only is there the urge to chec...

Top 10 Ways To Sleep Smarter And Better

Nothing kills your ability to get things done faster than a bad night's sleep. Studies show that sleep deprivation costs Americans significant work productivity; yawning employees can't stay alert, make good decisions, focus on tasks or even manag...

Reset Your Brain For Better Sleep: How Your Body Clock Affects Sleep

Certain brain structures and chemicals produce the states of sleeping and waking. For instance, a pacemaker-like mechanism in the brain regulates circadian rhythm. (“Circadian” means “about a day.”) This internal clock, which gradually becomes est...

External Factors That Influence Sleep

The internal mechanisms that regulate our almost ceaseless cycles of sleep and wakefulness make up a remarkable system. However, a variety of internal and external factors can dramatically influence the balance of this sleep-wake system. Changes i...

Baby's First Dreams: Sleep Cycles Of The Foetus

After about seven months growing in the womb, a human fetus spends most of its time asleep. Its brain cycles back and forth between the frenzied activity of rapid eye movement sleep and the quiet resting state of nonREM sleep. But whether the brai...

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Sleep Wake Cycle

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As life gets busier, one thing that takes a beating is sleep. Read further to know what happens when we miss sleep wake cycle.