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Why Oversleeping Doesn’t Make Sleep Deprivation Better

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 2, 2020 7:56:00 AM

What is Oversleeping AKA Binge Sleeping?

Binge sleeping – the thing many of us do when we are suffering from sleep deprivation and want to quickly feel normal again. A common scenario that illustrates this: all week you stay up late on your computer, and then get up at normal time to go to work – maybe getting only 6 hours of sleep. Then on the weekend you sleep in an extra few hours each day, maybe even taking naps. This is the essence of binge sleeping – but it doesn’t work.

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How to Repay Sleep Debt in Alaska

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 15, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Why are Sleep Debts Common in Alaska?

Sleep debts are a term that, at their root, refer to how much sleep deprivation you are suffering from. The idea is this: you are supposed to get a certain amount of sleep per night, and each night you get less than this amount adds to your “debt” of sleep that you need to catch up on. In reality, it’s not this simple at all.

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Overview of Sleep Debt

Posted by Tyler Britton on Nov 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is Sleep Debt?

You’ve probably heard of the term “sleep debt.” It’s the term that refers how much less sleep you are getting than what you should be getting. The idea is that over time, a “sleep debt” forms that you need to get extra sleep to “pay back” your debt. To list it more succinctly:

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How to Repay Sleep Debt

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 13, 2019 8:32:49 AM

What is Sleep Debt?

A “sleep debt” is a common term that you have probably heard that refers the amount of sleep you get that is less than the amount of optimal sleep you need. The way we generally understand it is that over time, a “debt” forms where you need to “catch up” on sleep to be healthy again.

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