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Afternoon Nap

Enjoy an afternoon nap.

  • We try to get 8 hours of sleep at night. - 567
  • You need to get plenty of sleep at night. - 568
  • You should go to bed when you are sleepy. - 569
  • Every night I get so tired that I can not keep my eyes open. - 1754
  • Do you ever get so tired that you NEED sleep, but you lay in bed and nothing happens? - 1755
  • Do not let the sun catch you in bed. - 1753
  • Caution: Excessive sleep may cause death. - 1752
  Key words: Afternoon, Afternoon-Nap, Nap, Sleep  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is sleep?
  Answer: Sleep is a natural periodic state of rest for the mind and body. Regular intervals of sleep are necessary for health. - 119

Question: What happens to the body during sleep?
  Answer: During sleep, there is a decrease in bodily movement. The muscles relax, and the eyes usually close. The pulse is slower, and respiratory movements fewer in number but more profound. - 120

Question: What happens to the mind during sleep?
  Answer: During sleep, consciousness is lost, dreams may occur, and memory is reorganized. - 121

Question: How much sleep is required?
  Answer: The amount and periodicity of sleep in humans vary with age, with infants sleeping frequently for shorter periods, and mature adults sleeping for longer uninterrupted periods. Eight hours of sleep each night is recommended. A short afternoon nap can also be helpful. - 122

Question: What if you get too much sleep?
  Answer: If you are sleeping too much, you will not accomplish much, and will tend to be poor. - 123

  External related links to the world ...  

National Sleep Foundation
 National Sleep Foundation

 Nonprofit organization supporting public education, sleep-related research, and advocacy related to sleep deprivation, sleep disorders, and excessive sleep. - 867
American Sleep Disorders Association (
 American Sleep Disorders Association (

 SLEEP, the official journal. - 868
Tuck Sleep Health Information and Mattress Reviews
 Tuck Sleep Health Information and Mattress Reviews - 4216

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