Tag: deep sleep

Glycemia during sleep stages.

Glycemia during sleep stages. The percentage of time spent in the various glycemic ranges (hypoglycemia, low, euglycemia, high, hyperglycemia) was calculated for each sleep stage (REM, light, deep). Analysis was performed on 39 subject-nights with ≥4 h of WSM data and corresponding CGM data, with sleep start and end times determined by WSM. *Significantly less…

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SLEEP STAGES – THE SECRET TO BETTER SLEEP

Sleep alternates between two phases: orthodox sleep and REM sleep. These phases can be distinguished from one another in EEG (electroencepha- lography). The majority of sleep is orthodox sleep (deep sleep, quiet sleep, slow-wave sleep) that can be further divided into three NREM (non-rapid eye movement) stages: N1, N2 and N3. These are in contrast…

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“Vitamin D destroyed my deep sleep”

19 August 2012 write up by Chris L using a year of Zeo sleep data where he argues a clear trend exists with vitamin D supplementation reducing his deep sleep Link: http://evenbetterchris.blogspot.ru/2012/08/vitamin-d-destroyed-my-deep-sleep.html Sunday, August 19, 2012 I want to tell the whole story of how I figured this out, but I will just cut to the…

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Influence of Melatonin Intake

The two figures below show the influence of melatonin intake respectively on REM and deep sleep. The intake was with 3mg of Melatonin (timed released) always taken between 10 and 11 PM (according to a study conducted with patients with reduced REM sleep duration, this time window seems the best for influencing positively REM sleep…

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Fred’s Sleep Experiments

As far as I can remember, I have always had issues with daytime sleepiness. I maybe never took my symptoms very seriously because I always managed to cope anyhow, but on a daily basis I have always encountered concentration and memory problems, feeling of dizziness and (sometimes strong) brain fog and reduced cognitive performance, whatever…

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More deep sleep with alcohol? (fluke?)

published by redsoxgal on Fri, 02/03/2012 – 07:28 I have been using zeo for a few weeks now, and gradually increasing my total sleep, but one area I would like to improve is deep sleep (I have read the article where it says “rule 1 is don’t talk about deep sleep…”

What is “normal” Deep Sleep?

published by Ryan@Zeo on Fri, 03/02/2012 – 12:14 User Question:  Is it okay if Deep sleep occurs in short, 5-10 minute segments scattered throughout the night, instead of just a few longer segments during the first few hours of sleep, if the total amount of deep sleep is still in the typical range for my…

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