With obesity rates and stress levels in America climbing to all-time highs, it is no wonder that people are having such a hard time sleeping. Recently, a connection between insomnia and obesity has been discovered within the region of the brain that controls sleep and waking known as the hypothalamus… which may help explain why insomnia seems so prevalent in obese individuals. 447 more words
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1:51 a.m. And I’d already been awake for about an hour. On a school night. Or morning – or whatever.
I hear that women of a certain age, who might be struggling with hormonal imbalances, might also be developing changes in sleeping patterns. 585 more words
‘Outline and evaluate research (theories/ studies) into lifespan changes in sleep.’ (8 marks + 16 marks)
Sleeping patterns change as we age and are not consistent across time, with sleep needs varying both qualitatively (the different stages of sleep) and quantitatively (how much sleep an individual requires). 917 more words