Sleep - Sleep Sleep is a critical action in our body that...

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Sleep Sleep is a critical action in our body that is under homeostatic control Can be broken down into two main states of sleep o REM Rapid eye movement and muscle atonia, (extreme relaxing) so not to act out dreams, and physiological processes rise at higher levels than non-REM EEG levels are similar to those of being awake EEG a type of electrophysiological recording Low voltage, mixed frequencies o Non REM-this stage is primary for body rejuvination which can be broken down into further stages 1,2,3,4 First and second stage are “light sleep” Third and fourth stage are “deep sleep” Stage 1 First stage of sleep and transitional stage, has mixed frequency EEG patterns o Occurs in first few minutes of sleep Common signs are jerks and twitches Second stage is longer than stage 1 Then third, which is longer than 2 nd Commons signs are night terrors, bed wetting, sleepwalking and sleep talking Fourth is known as slow-wave sleep, has low frequency and high frequency EEG
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