Sleep (Keeping healthy) by hamada1331

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									 Keeping healthy

 Sleep
                                                                     Adults need
                                                                     about seven
                                                                     hours sleep.        24

                                                                                    18        6

 When you sleep your body rests.                                                         12

 Your brain stops dealing with things
 in the outside world, and uses this
 time to sort out the events of the day.

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                                       18         6

                                            12


                                      A three year
                                                                              How much sleep?
                                      old needs                               As we grow older we
                                      about
                                      12 hours sleep.                         need less sleep. Young
      24
                                                                              adults need about eight
 18         6
                                                                              hours, while over 60s
      12                                                                      may need only six.
 A newborn baby can sleep
 for 20 hours a day. By six
 months, 15 hours is usually
 enough.




 Sleep patterns
 Throughout the night,
 you move in and out of
 shallow and deep sleep      Awake
 several times. As the hours
 pass, sleep gradually                                                                            T                      ts show
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 becomes lighter until
 you wake up.
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                               Time f




                                   Shallow sleep
                                   9          10                                                      11          12         1
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                                      be
                                        d.              Deep sleep
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                                                          What is insomnia?
                                                                                          Sleep
Dreaming                                                            Nightmares
                                                                    Nightmares are scary
Everyone dreams. When                                               dreams that can wake
you dream, your eyelids                                             you up and make you
flicker. This is called                                             feel frightened or sad.
                                                                    During nightmares,
rapid eye movement,
                               e!
                          ssibl
                                                                    people often think
or REM, sleep.          o                                           they are being chased
                       .p
                       .                                            or bullied.
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               u    drea a         nyt
             yo
                       ..


                                hing                         What dreams mean
                    is
      en




              Everyone                                       People are fascinated by
    Wh




              dreams, but not
              everyone
                                                             what dreams mean. We
              remembers their
              dreams.
                                                             don’t know for sure but...

                                                                     Flying can mean that
                                                                     you feel powerful and
                                                                     free of problems.

                                                                     Being naked sometimes
                                                                     means you are afraid of
                                                                     being weak.

                                                                     Falling may mean you
                                                                     feel out of control or are
                                                                     scared of losing something.




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                                                                   Sleep walking
                                                                   During deep sleep, parts
                                                                   of the brain stay awake.
2        3              4              5   6                       People may talk, or get up
                                               Go




                                                                   and walk around. They
                                                 d                 usually don’t remember
                                                 o




                                                     mor
                                                           ning!   they have done this.
                The medical name for being unable to fall or stay asleep.                          109

								
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