Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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The myth of the eight-hour sleep

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Little Bluestem, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem All Good Things Must Come to an End

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    An interesting article on sleep.

    There is a reference to second sleep in one of the Bronte sister's books. I, of course, do not remember which one. :sluggish:

    ETA: I was tired when I got home this evening, so I had something to eat and laid down to 'rest a bit' at 10pm. I didn't wake up until 12:30 am. Now I am still up, which is longer than the tradition period between first and second sleep.
     
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  2. *GG*

    *GG* Senior Member

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    I've heard this before, it might have been covered by NYT even.

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  3. Lotus97

    Lotus97 Senior Member

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    When I made a recovery last year I was getting at least 10-11 hours of sleep, but it occurred over a 13-14 hour span where I woke up several times during the night and early morning.
     

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