SLEEP: What's the hype?
What is sleep, really? How much sleep do you actually need? Can you survive without sleep?... In this article we will discuss why sleep is important, common sleep biology, and some common sleep disorders. What is sleep and why is it important? Like many others, you may have wondered: why do we need sleep? We spend nearly 1/3rd of our lives sleeping, and that’s a lot of time. When sleeping, we become unaware of our surroundings, and we lose all perception of the outside world.