Top facts about Sleep you didn't know.

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Real Hard facts
You can go without food for 30 days. 
Even after 5 days of sleep deprivation, you would be completely unable to function.
Many countries considers sleep deprivation as a form of torture.



Consider This:
  • Humans are the only mammals that willingly delays sleep.
  • Regular Exercise can make you better at sleeping consistently.
  • People who report highest level of insomnia: Divorced, Widowed and separated people. So stay with your partner.
  • Less sleeping can cause¬†hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred speech and memory and concentration lapses.
  • Anything less than five minutes to fall asleep at night means you're sleep deprived. The ideal is between 10 and 15 minutes, meaning you're still tired enough to sleep deeply, but not so exhausted you feel sleepy by day.


Fun Facts about Sleep
  • It's impossible to tell if someone is really awake without close medical supervision. People can take cat naps with their eyes open without even being aware of it.
  • Elephants sleep standing up during non-REM sleep, but lie down for REM sleep.
  • Blind people often have trouble with sleep because daylight is so important to regular sleeping patterns.
  • You burn more calories sleeping than watching TV; Go and sleep!
  • People who sleep just 6.5 to 7.5 hours a night tend to live longest.
  • Ducks can also sleep with half their brain at a time.

Don't ignore sleep.





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