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Understanding Sleep

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Christine Mangum
Mental Health Counselor (M.S., L.P.C.C.)
There are two processes at work when it comes to sleep: the homeostatic process and the circadian rhythm process. Here is a brief overview of both.
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Interesting if not overly helpful.
I learned about circadian rhythms. Nothing new here. Weird/uncomfortable to write a negative note. Ah, well!
Gently-narrated, scientifically nuanced mini-review
Thanks Christine! This was a wonderful composition: gently narrated, scientifically nuanced, and very well-organized mini-review. As a physician with a busy, “over-stimulated” life, I needed the reminder :)