Sleep

NASA RESEARCH REVEALS BIOLOGICAL CLOCK MISALIGNMENT EFFECTS ON SLEEP FOR ASTRONAUTS

Since the beginning of the space program, astronauts have dealt with the realities of spaceflight from microgravity in weak muscles and space radiation, to sleep deprivation and disorientation. Both before and during astronauts’ flights, changes in biological clocks, or circadian rhythms, contribute to sleep deficiency and increase the use of sleep-promoting medications. For most people, […]

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