Tag Archives: Circadian rhythm

The myth of the eight-hour sleep

For much of my adult life, I’ve had trouble sleeping throughout the night, often waking up in the early morning hours, unable to go back to sleep. ¬†On weekends or on vacation, I’ve simply gotten up, drank and/or ate something, … Continue reading

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Sleep and death

HuffPost has an interesting Sleep 101 article up. Sleep is anything but a waste of time. While many people think of catching ZZs as the body “shutting off” until morning, nodding off actually activates a complicated process that helps you … Continue reading

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