Sleep Hygiene
Misconceptions about Sleep T/F
Sleep disorders/illness
Fun/General Facts
Effects of Lack of Sleep
100

True or False: It is not harmful to eat a big meal before going to bed.

False

100

Watching TV before bedtime is usually a bad idea because it is a very engaging medium.

True

100

Characterized by an inability to initiate or maintain sleep.

Insomnia

100

True or False: Humans spend about a third of their lives sleeping.

True

100

True or False: Your mood is directly related to sleep.

True

200

True or False: A well, cool, ventilated room is the ideal environment to good sleep.

True

200

The body adjusts quickly to different sleep schedules.

False

200

Name two mental illnesses that are related to sleep disorders.

Depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, ADHD.

200

True of False: Drinking caffeine even early in the day can affect your how you sleep at night.

True

200
True or False: Poor sleep and a higher risk of mental health are not related. 

False

300

How long can caffeine continue to affect you, after it has been consumed? 

Up to 6 hours.

300

People need less sleep when they grow old.

False

300

Name 3 thins that can cause insomnia?

Stress, blue light (electronics), alcohol, caffeinated beverages, environmental factors, uncomfortable bed, crossing time zones.

300

Not getting enough sleep at night affects your appetite during the day.

False - It actually increases your appetite, due to lower leptin levels, which is the hormone that regulates your appetite. 

300

Fill in the blank: Lack of sleep limits your ability to ____ and remember information during school.

Learn

400

True or False: Exercising regularly has no affect on whether or not it is easier to fall asleep at night.

False - It can make it easier to sleep but only when you exercise regularly. 

400

Being tired and being sleepy are the same thing.

False

400

Name 3 serious effects from sleep deprivation.

Risk of cancer, heart disease, obesity, increased blood pressure, weak immune system, risk of death.

400

What are 3 things you can do to develop a bed time routine?

brush your teeth, shower/bathe, stretch/yoga, read, put on your pjs.

400

What are the two aspects of your body that repair during sleep?

Physical and mental health 

500

What is the key aspect of electronics (phones, TV, computer, etc.) that will keep you awake longer if used right before bedtime?

The light will keep your brain awake longer. 

500

Everybody needs eight hours of sleep.

False

500

Engaging in activities that are normally associated with wakefulness (such as eating or dressing), which may include walking, without the conscious knowledge of the subject.

Sleepwalking or sleeptalking

500

Fill in the blank: _____ driving is just as dangerous as _____ driving.

Drowsy and drunk

500

Name a part of the body that needs enough sleep to help repair itself.

Skill cells, hormones, liver functions, heart health

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