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Essentials of good sleep

Written by Dr. Anitha Paderla, MBBS | Medically Reviewed by dr. reeja tharu, M.Phil.,Ph.D on Jul 28, 2021
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Essentials of good sleep

If we have gone through all the sleep stages and achieved adequate amounts of deep sleep then we have objectively achieved good sleep.

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If for some reason the sleep pattern is interrupted repeatedly, then we fail to reach the deeper stages of sleep. The best guide would be our own subjective assessment; if we wake up well refreshed and alert then we have achieved our goal.

Reference:

  1. Huxley, Aldous. In Coren S. Sleep Thieves: An Eye-Opening Exploration into the Science and Mysteries of Sleep. New York: The Free Press; 1996, p. 175.

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