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NREM And REM Sleep

NREM And REM Sleep

  • NREM Sleep- Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep. It is the type of sleep when you don’t dream. It is what most people associate with sleep. It is a very relaxed type of sleep that gets progressively deeper through three stages called N1, N2, and N3.
  • REM Sleep- Rapid Eye Movement Sleep. This sleep is your dream state. Your eyes move rapidly. It is a rather active sort of sleep in which the brain is almost as active as if it were awake. It is also called paradoxical sleep because you only look like you are fast asleep but there is a lot of stuff happening inside your brain.

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Good Sleep Enhances Performance At Work

Good Sleep Enhances Performance At Work

  • Increases decision-making skills
  • Improves memory and concentration
  • Enhances work efficiency
  • Widening attention span
  • Increases Alertness.

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Benefits Of Deep Sleep

Benefits Of Deep Sleep

Our body cycles between NREM and REM sleep every 90 minutes, this is known as the Sleep Cycle.

Having a complete sleep cycle is important because each type of sleep has its own special benefits. For example, some of the things happening to you when you are in deep NREM (N3)...

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Necessary Sleep As Per The Age

Necessary Sleep As Per The Age

  • For 1-2-year-old/toddlers- 11 to 14 hours a day
  • For 3-5 years old/preschoolers- 10 to 13 hours a day
  • For 6-13 years old/older children- 9 to 11 hours a day
  • For 14-17 years old/teenagers- 8 to 10 hours a day.

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How To Sleep Better

How To Sleep Better

  • Block out lights in the room
  • Avoid all handheld devices
  • Read any book physically like self-help for you or stories to your child
  • Avoid long afternoon naps
  • Have melatonin supplements
  • Follow a bedtime and wake-up time routine even on weekends
  • Exe...

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Causes Of Poor Sleep

Causes Of Poor Sleep

  • Pain such as body aches, headaches and toothaches
  • Itching associated with psoriasis, eczema and other skin disorders
  • Medical disorders like nose block, asthma, coughing and breathlessness
  • Psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety
  • Addictions such as alc...

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People spend money on beauty potions, but a good night’s rest makes all the difference

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Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation

We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, which affects our health, job performance, our relationships, and happiness. If we talk about the data collected from a single country like India-

  • 93% of Indians are sleep deprived.
  • 72% of Indians wake up 1-3 times per night.

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Indicators Of Good Sleep

Indicators Of Good Sleep

  1. Sleeping for more time while in bed (at least 85% of the total time)
  2. Falling asleep in 30 minutes or less
  3. Waking up no more than once per night
  4. Being awake for a break of less than 20 minutes during sleeping hours

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Sleep Deprivation Effects Our Body

Sleep Deprivation Effects Our Body

  • Inability to fight infection or diseases
  • Cause of Weight Gain
  • One of the major causes of accidents
  • Linked to substance abuse
  • Associated with depression
  • Cause fatigue and affects athletic performance.

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Having peace, happiness and healthiness is my definition of beauty and you can’t have any of that without sleep- American singer and songwriter ’Beyonće’.

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We Cycle Through Two Distinct Types Of Sleep

We Cycle Through Two Distinct Types Of Sleep

There are two stages of sleep:

  • Rapid Eye Movement (REM): The brain activity is almost identical to when we’re awake. In this stage, we dream.
  • Non Rapid Eye Movement (NREM): A dreamless sleep. During this stage, we’re calm, relaxed and the heart...

REM Sleep

REM Sleep

  • At the end of stage 4, people go back through the stages in reverse, from stage 4 to 3 to 2 to 1. When they reach stage 1, instead of waking up, people go into REM, or rapid eye movement, sleep. A single cycle might look like this: ' 123432REM '
  • REM sleep is a stage of deep sleep in ...

NREM and REM Sleep

NREM and REM Sleep

REM, the Rapid Eye Movement stage of sleep happens when our eyes are moving fast; we are said to be dreaming in that stage.

NREM (Non-Rapid Eye Movement) is the stage of sleep when we are in deep sleep and are not moving. In this stage, our brain is able to clear toxins and con...

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