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Posts from the ‘Quick Sleep Facts’ Category

Sleep fact #10

The word “apnea”  from sleep apnea comes from the Greek word meaning “without breath.”

Sleep Fact #29

Regular exercise offers many benefits including:

  • increasing energy.
  • reducing stress.
  • improves immune system functioning.
  • allows you to eat more, because of improved metabolism.
  • strengthens the heart.
  • helps fall asleep, and stay asleep longer.

Sleep Fact #8

National Napping Day is March 14 and was first observed as an unofficial holiday in 1999.

Sleep Fact #7

Most mammals sleep for short periods of the day while human lives are broken in to periods of sleep and wakefulness. However, our bodies are programed for two periods of sleep: in the early morning (2-4 a.m.) and in the afternoon (1-3 p.m.).