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Why we Sleep?

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Episode  ·  25:46  ·  Dec 17, 2021


We need sleep. Have you ever given it a thought- Why? We spend one-third of our lives sleeping- doing nothing. So why do we need sleep? What’s the science behind? And also your curious questions about sleep that we have received- like the amount of sleep you need, consequences of insufficient sleep and also oversleep. We are thankful to Dr Nasreen Akhtar, AIIMS, New Delhi for answering all our curious questions.  The episode was hosted by Niraj Gupta and Muskan Mittal (Welcome to the Science up! Team) We answered, Why do we need Sleep- the science behind how much sleep do humans need Importance of getting enough sleep Can you actually compensate the amount of sleep you didn't take previous night Compromising sleep amid exams Consequences and long-term effects of insufficient sleep/ sleep loss What happens if a person doesn't sleep for a few days? Or sleep only for just few hours Effect of prolonged use of screens- mobile phones/laptops  Is Oversleeping bad Connection of sleep and diseases like Alzeihmer's General advice on Sleep Hygiene and a quality sleep The podcast is running on every music/podcast platforms, just search Science up! or even google it. Visit our website www.scienceup.in for all info.  Follow us on Instagram for every updates: instagram.com/science.up.podcast Sleep better, Stay Healthy

25m 46s  ·  Dec 17, 2021

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