Sleep matters and it’s vital
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8-hours is a weekly newsletter with the top hand-picked resources to help you understand why sleep is critical for your health and longevity.
A weekly newsletter to help you understand the health and longevity benefits of getting a better night’s sleep
You’ll get resources like:
- Insomnia and what to do if you can’t sleep.
- How to get a better night’s sleep.
- The amount of sleep needed depending on age.
- Discovering why your immunity system needs sleep.
- How sleep affects your memory and learning.
The most recent posts on sleep and why it matters.
A baby needs up to 17 hours sleep for their rapidly developing brain and body. Sleep helps develop motor skills and dreams help with learning.
No matter what your age, sleep is crucial. There’s one difference, though. We need different amounts of sleep depending on our age.
There are two phases of sleep. NREM is deep sleep and transfers memories. REM is dream sleep that takes new memories and makes sense of them.
Caffeine can keep you awake, even when you need to sleep by using a hormone called adenosine, which masks the urge to sleep.
The circadian rhythm has two parts – wakefulness and sleep. It follows a 24-hour rhythm that tells your body when to sleep and when to wake.