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A nap a day could save your life, research suggests

A nap a day could save your life, research suggests | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Research suggests a daily nap could reduce blood pressure and stave off heart attacks
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I would have shared this sooner, but I was asleep.

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Brain Aging Linked to Sleep-Related Memory Decline

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A report in Nature Neuroscience suggests that natural physical changes interfere with quality slumber, blunting the ability to remember new information for the long term.
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If I could remember what the article said, I'd probably be impressed. Seriously, this is fairly obvious stuff except that they didn't do the right control, training a group of elderly until their pre-sleep performance was equal to the younger group. If the amount of slow-wave sleep is essential, then meditation and hypnosis may become at least paliative.

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Rosemary J. Adkins's curator insight, January 29, 2013 2:45 AM

You be the Judge. Sleep deprivation does effect memory and physical ailment effects sleep so what are the answers?

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Catching a Brief Nap Might Be Good for Your Health

Catching a Brief Nap Might Be Good for Your Health | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
New study finds negative effects of a sleepless night can be undone by forty winks
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My motto is "a nap a day keeps senility away." So have a nice little lie down and make life better.

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