Sleep is an integral part of your daily routine which keeps you fresh and recharged. Are you familiar with the facts which explain if you are sleeping enough or not?
There are several factors including your food and habits which can influence your sleep.
If you are aware of the facts, you will surely rock in this quiz but even if you not, this is a great learning experience. What are you waiting for?
1. How many minutes ideally you should take to fall asleep when in bed and lights off?
Ideally, it should take us just 7 minutes to fall asleep. So, if you can nod off in 10 to 20 minutes after you climb into your bed, you are in the normal sleep cycle as well. Read more for the Tips to Help You Sleep Faster
2. How many pillows is enough for a comfortable sleeping position?
Some people sleep with one pillow, some with two. There are those who sleep without pillows and those who sleep surrounded by pillows. But according to experts we must sleep in such a manner that our head, neck and spine positions are neutral. And one pillow is more than enough for this. Read more..
3. Are you likely to gain weight if not getting enough sleep?
Well. It is generally assumed that oversleeping can cause an increase in weight. But studies suggested that not getting enough sleep or poor sleep quality can affect appetite controls and lead to overeating. Lack of sleep can interfere with the proper functioning of hormones involved in weight reduction. Ghrelin increases appetite in people who suffer from sleep deprivation. The hormone leptin, which decreases appetite in people, is low in people with sleep deprivation. Read more about why sleep is important for your health.
4. How can you remain fresh even after poor sleep? Choose as many options as applicable
Please select 3 correct answers
There are many ways to remain refreshed and rested, even though you have not had your full quota of sleep. Experts don’t recommend oversleeping in subsequent sleep cycle. It is better to stick to your sleep schedule so that you can get back to your routine as soon as possible. Read more https://www.stemjar.com/how-to-wake-up-refreshed/
5. How many times a day is your body programmed to feel sleepy?
Your body is programmed to sleep twice. One is offcourese in night and other one is after post lunch from 1pm to 4pm. Incase you feel like dozing in office post lunch, don’t feel guilty. Now you know it is natural.
6. I have trouble falling asleep but Once asleep, I have trouble staying asleep. What sleep disorder could this be?
Insomnia is the correct answer. It is characterized by difficulty in falling and/or staying asleep. One with insomnia will have problem with sleeping. They may wake up often and once awake, they will have problem going back to sleep again. Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy are related with excessive sleepiness especially in daytime
7. How many hours of sleep is generally a teenager be getting every night?
8-10 is the correct answer. National sleep foundation has consulted so many experts from different areas to find out suitable recommended sleep range for different age groups. For a teenager, which basically means an age range from 14-17, a good recommended sleep range is 8-10 hours. Remember that it is just an average recommended range. How much sleep an individual needs can vary based on his bodily requirement, physiology, food and several other factors.
8. For an adult, what is a good average sleep hours a day?
National sleep foundation has consulted so many experts from different areas to find out suitable recommended sleep range for different age groups. For an adult including young ones, with age range varying from 18-64, a good recommended sleep range is 7-9 hours. Remember that it is just an average recommended range. How much sleep an individual needs can vary based on his bodily requirement, physiology, food and several other factors.
9. Does alcohol help you with quality sleep?
This is false. It is generally understood that consuming alcohol may get you a good sleep. But this is not scientifically proven. Alcohol may help you fall asleep quicker but it cannot enhance the quality of your sleep.
10. Are men more likely to fall asleep while driving in comparison to “fairer sex”?
It is interesting to know that men are more prone to drowsy driving than women. (56 vs. 45 percent) Women are not that far behind. Statistics suggest that almost 20% of the total road accident in the USA involve falling asleep at the wheel. So, you better be careful while driving. Take a break and have plenty of water if you ever feel sleepy while driving. Lot of people say that men and women are equal. We are designed to be different not equal.
11. Which of the following can be linked with sleep disorders and sleep loss?
Proper sleep is so important for our regular functioning. It rejuvenates your body and keep you physically as well as mentally fit. So, if you see someone with above symptoms, rather than feeling pity on them, do advise them a good sleep.
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