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Alternative Sleep Schedules Is polyphasic sleep safe?

Thursday 2nd July 2015

In a world where almost everyone is running around trying to balance their work and home responsibilities, whilst also fitting in exercise and even a social life in between, getting the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night can be a challenge for many people.

So it’s not surprising that people throughout history have tried to cope on less sleep (famously, Margaret Thatcher, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell were all said to get just four hours of sleep a night), or that many adults sleep in on weekends in an attempt to “catch up” with the hours they lost during the week. But some people have taken this to extreme levels, training themselves to cope on just two hours of sleep every 24 hours.

Category: Sleep Research

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Sleeping pills no cure for insomnia - Expert

Friday 10th August 2012

An Australian sleep expert has cast doubt on the efficiency of sleeping pills as a sustainable treatment for insomnia and other sleep disorders, claiming that while they may offer a short-term fix they would likely create a dependency over time. Professor...

Category: Sleep Research

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3 Sleep Misconceptions Highlight the Importance of Sleep

Thursday 10th November 2011

There are many misconceptions surrounding sleep. People often get confused about what causes us to sleep, what happens while we sleep, how the body will react to lack of sleep and what functions sleep fulfils. Some of the common misconceptions surrounding...

Category: Sleep Research

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Sleep Cycles Explained

Thursday 29th September 2011

Understanding how sleep works may give individuals a better insight in to what goes on in their minds while they are trying to drift off and improve their ability to fall asleep. When you are sleeping you go through five different stages, at each stage...

Category: Sleep Research

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Undisturbed Sleep with a Memory Foam Mattress

Wednesday 8th June 2011

In order to wake up feeling rejuvenated, an undisturbed night’s sleep is essential. It is important that the sleep cycle is not interrupted to achieve a fresh feeling when you wake. Sleep is important for your ability to focus and concentrate...

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