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1

How much sleep should a teenager get a night?

8-10 Hours

2

How much growth hormone is released during sleep?

50-80%

3

What sleep efficient is needed for good health?

90%

4

Is medicated sleep the same as natural sleep?

No

5

In which state of sleep do you dream?

Rapid Eye Movement sleep

6

What is the biggest cause of road accidents in the Untied States?

Fatigue, from not enough sleep

7

What are the three main reasons of sleep?

Immune function, Metabolic Function, Brain Plasticity

8

What stage sleep are you in whilst sleep walking?

Stage 1

9

Doing what throughout the day leads to more deep sleep at night?

Physical Activity

10

Does lack of sleep affect organs?

Yes, hearts from people that are sleep deprived are less healthy

11

Does lack of sleep affect hormones?

Yes, such as stomach deprived hormones like ghrelin and leptin

12

Do adults need more sleep than teenagers?

No, the older you get the less sleep you require as the brain would be developed

13

Does lack affect reaction time?

Yes, as we become fatigued

14

Can artificial light reduce melanin levels?

Yes

15

What are some diseases can lack of sleep can cause?

Obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes

16

Could a nap during the school day be beneficial towards students learning?

Yes