Power Sleep HO 2007

Power Sleep HO 2007 - The Sleep Deprivation Crisis Most...

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Copyright 2007, Dr. James B. Maas. All rights reserved Most people are moderately to severely     sleep deprived. 71% do not meet the     recommended 8 hrs/nt. (7.1 or 6.1?) zombies.   75% of people experience sleep problems each  week. The Sleep Deprivation Crisis 42,000,000 Rx; 60% > 2001
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Copyright 2007, Dr. James B. Maas. All rights reserved Sleep determines our waking success:    Sleep is a Necessity, Not a Luxury     Mood, alertness, energy, thinking                      performance, productivity, safety,      general health & longevity 
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Copyright 2007, Dr. James B. Maas. All rights reserved   The sleeping brain is highly active: functions essential for general health       Recent Research on Sleep >cortisol, > blood sugar levels, < leptin molecules Univ. Chicago and Penn State University Studies Young Ss restricted to 6 hrs./ night for 6 nights developed “senior citizen” profiles. .. Leads to: Hypertension (heart attacks & strokes), Type II diabetes, Obesity
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Copyright 2007, Dr. James B. Maas. All rights reserved Recent Research on Sleep << 4 Less than 4 hrs sleep 5 hrs sleep 6 hrs sleep 73% more likely to be obese than 7-9 hr sleepers 50% more likely. .. 23% more likely. .. S. Heymsfield, J Gangwisch, Columbia Univ.
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Copyright 2007, Dr. James B. Maas. All rights reserved   The sleeping brain is highly active: functions essential for general health       Recent Research on Sleep Dr. Jan Born-- Univ. of Luebeck, Germany found that people who sleep only 6 hours: Have lowered their resistance to viral infection by 50%
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Copyright 2007, Dr. James B. Maas. All rights reserved   The sleeping brain is highly active: functions essential for general health
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2009 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Maas, j during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.

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