S L E E P Sleep is an important part of your daily routine—you spend about one-third of your time doing it.  Quality sleep – and getting enough of it at the right times -- is as essential to survival as food and water.  Without sleep you can’t form or maintain the pathways in your brain that let you learn and create new memories, and it’s harder to concentrate and respond quickly. Sleep is important to a number of brain functions, including how nerve cells (neurons) communicate with each other.  In fact, your brain and body stay remarkably active while you sleep.

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Excellent article sir.I like to share something more about sleep.Scientists have discovered that, morning walk for 30 to 50 min, helps to provide good sleep at night., provided theperson should not be taken afternoon sleep.Another important point--Sleeping room should be completely dark and silent.Dimlight in sleeping room interferes in production of melatonin hormone so dark room for sleeping is more preferable.Not only caffeine but also tanine found in tea is important cause for sleeplessness.Decreased sleep on regular basis brings on Complaints like fatigue, weakness and fibromyalgia.

Absolutely true n thanks for the additional input..
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Nice and informative post with illustrations

Thanks Sir for your valuable information.regards.out of 90minutes sleep NREM sleep is 15 mts.howtoenjoy sleep

Sir...What you are talking about 90 minutes sleep is NAP..A nap is a short period of sleep, typically taken during daytime hours as an adjunct to the usual nocturnal sleep period. The Lazy man's Lap. Most working adults are not expected to sleep during the day and napping on the job is widely considered unacceptable.SO IT IS NAMED LAZY MAN'S LAP. I think, to some extent ,I have cleared your query.
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Thanks for Nice Update

Nice information and thanks for sharing

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Thanks Sir keep on posting new updates.regards

Top information about SLEEP keep it up

A nice post.

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Very nice presentation but as for sleep inducing food why no Indian food is included ?

1.Almonds, which are high in magnesium, promote sleep and relax the muscles. 2.Bananas contain potassium, which relax the muscles. Vitamin B6, which bananas are loaded with, increases your body's melatonin levels, thereby helping treat chronic insomnia. 3. Sweet potatoes : High in potassium and complex proteins, sweet potatoes relax muscles and induce sleep. Consuming them on a daily basis has shown to lead to better sleep. 4. Honey : Glucose, which is found aplenty in honey, tells your brain to shut off orexin, which is a chemical that is known to trigger alertness. But, don't overdo it; just one tablespoon of honey is enough for a good night's sleep. 5. Hummus: Chickpeas are a good source of tryptophan. 6. Shrimp and lobster: Crustaceans contain a lot of tryptophan, which the body converts to serotonin and melatonin. Last but not the least 7. Warm milk : . Calcium helps the brain use the tryptophan found in dairy to manufacture sleep-triggering melatonin. It also plays a role in regulating muscle movements, quieting the muscles.
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