Sleep Deprivation And The Sleep Cycle

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Jamie Kleine Ms. Clarke CCC Eng. 1020 hour 2 4 April 2016 Jamie Kleine Ms. Clarke CCC Eng. 1020 hour 2 22 March 2016 Sleep Deprivation It is a normal thing for people to feel tired, waking up early every day is a hard thing to do. But, feeling constantly exhausted day-in and day-out, is not a fun, nor healthy thing, for someone to deal with. Sleep deprivation is a common struggle that people all over the world struggle with on a daily basis. Sleep deprivation can be put to a stop, with simply knowing some background information. Learning about the basic facts of sleep deprivation, insomnia, the sleep cycle, the seven sleeping positions, napping, and exactly how much sleep the average person should get, may not make one feel any less tired, but knowing some information on these topics, will certainly help them take better care of their body, and their sleeping schedule. According the the website the Gallup “Medical studies have related a lack of sleep to health problems and cognitive impairment. Therefore, experts typically recommend seven to nine hours sleep for adults. Currently, 59% of U.S. adults meet that standard, but in 1942, 84% did. That means four in 10 Americans get less than the recommended amount of nightly sleep, compared with the 11% who did so 70 years ago.” One may feel like sleep deprivation effects just their mood, but it can also affect their mind and their physical performance. Sleep is actually much more important than one would

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