Video Broadcast : #189
January 12, 2021
- Most people spend one third of their lives sleeping.
- Some try to sleep 8 hours a day because they are told that it is necessary to refresh the body and the mind.
- Some say that the number of hours of sleep vary with age.
Children need to sleep longer.
Adults may sleep less.
- My late uncle slept about four hours a night, but he took a power nap.
He lived up to his 80’s.
- A friend of mine sleeps four hours a night.
He is active at work, church, Toastmasters and play competitive ice hockey.
- Some say that the quality of sleep is more important than the quantity of sleep.
- Too much sleep might make a person sluggish.
- Some develop a rhythm for sleeping.
They go to bed at the same time every day, and get up at the same time every morning.
- Those who work on different shifts might encounter sleep problems.
- During youth , some may not feel drastic effect of 24-hour, 36-hour or more duty.
The Navy SEALs have to spend sleepless nights during their training / certification.
- Before you sleep, turn off your smart phone and place the alarm clock away from the bed.
- Some can sleep easily — like a log.
They can sleep on trains, planes, and beaches.
- Some find it hard to fall asleep. (Insomnia).
Counting sheep or reading books do not help them fall asleep.
- Some may have breathing problems during Sleep. (Apnea)
They may be prescribed breathing apparatus.
- Some have dreams, but they cannot recall them.
- Some may have nightmares, and wake up.
- A few perform Sleep Walk. (Somnambulism)
- There are Sleep Study Projects.
Monitor brain activities and physiological factors
Dr. Nyunt Wai (SPHS63) wrote :
“Ma Eik Ma Nay Ah Thet Shay”
Editor’s Notes :
Pauk Kyaing was advised to follow :
- “Thwar Bar Myar Khayee Yauk”,
- “May Bar Myar Sagar Ya” and
- “Ma Eik Ma Nay Ah Thet Shay”.
Skipping sleep for one night allowed Pauk Kyaing to avert a death threat and become a King.