Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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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 Senescent on the Illinois Prairie ❀❤✿Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ✿❤❀

    Midwest, USA
    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

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

  3. Lotus97

    Lotus97 Senior Member

    United States
    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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