deep sleep


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deep sleep

[¦dēp ′slēp]
(psychology)
The third and fourth stage of the sleep cycle, determined by electroencephalographic recording and characterized by slow brain waves. Also known as slow-wave sleep (SWS).
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That's just what you do - dream, dream, dream all night (no deep sleep, no refreshing sleep, no restorative sleep) and your brain has been working all night.
I woke up at around 3am and vomited all other family members were in deep sleep," said the farmer.COWS MISSINHe was shocked to find the animals missing when he woke up at 5am, his usual milking hour.
The Health Department seems slumbering in deep sleep as no step has yet been taken to test HIV patients in and around Jhudo.
The wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine dictates that human beings need to be in deep sleep for a certain period of time each night so that the body's organs can regenerate or be reenergized.
One of the key features of Fitbit's sleep tracking is "Sleep Insights." Here, the app provides advice and observations based on your sleep "performance" commending you for a regular sleep schedule or giving advice such as mentioning changing your sleep environment if you're not sleeping well enough: bull Awake Being awake for brief periodsbetween 10-30 times is a normal part of sleep bull Light Sleep Usually makes up half your night and is good for memory and learning bull Deep Sleep is important for the immune system and for physical recovery from workouts.
Less Deep Sleep May Predict Onset of Alzheimer's Disease in Older Adults
In the study, published in the journal Sports Medicine, a small group of people after taking part in some kind of sport in the evening, spent 21.2 per cent of their sleeping time in deep sleep, compared to 19.9 per cent following an evening without exercise.
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RJD leader Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav said the state government has gone into a deep sleep like Kumbhkarna's slumber.
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