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WHy Sleep when you can EST: Military study "shocks" troops awake

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by leela, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. leela

    leela Slow But Hopeful

    Couchland, USA
    Kill me now.

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  2. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

    australia (brisbane)
    mm not sure what to make of it for us.

    I wonder how well they slept after being shocked awake for longer then they would normally have been awake for??

    I wish they could shock us to sleep, i think i would prefer that ??? maybe???
  3. taniaaust1

    taniaaust1 Senior Member

    Sth Australia
    Using shocks to keep their personal awake... I guess just shows how much defence forces care about the ones who work for them health.

    At least one study has shown that ones immune system goes down with less then a week of poor nightly sleep.

    Anyone want to bet that this will be trialed on those who have ME/CFS? .. "sleep deprived" people. How long before the defence force does a trial of electric shock treatment on its GWS people. (I refuse to call them that new name.. I suggest all boycott it).
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  4. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem All Good Things Must Come to an End

    Dr. Cheney thinks that CFS is a minor seizure disorder, so I would think that electrical shocks would just make it worse.

    To boycott it, we would first have to remember it. I doubt that many of us do. o_O
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