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Singapore: Of sleep deprivation and disorders
 

Singapore: Of sleep deprivation and disorders

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Ever since a 2014 report ranked Singapore as the third most sleep-deprived city in the world, the nation has consistently remained as one of the top cities whose citizens record the least amount of average sleeping hours.  A study by Duke-NUS Medical School revealed that 80% of students from top secondary schools and junior college do not get enough sleep, with over half of the participants reporting that they slept less than six hours a night.
 
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4 Dec 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz sleeping in my opinion is the charger for our body and mind to work perfectly and sleep deprivation is for sure has many harmful effects on us.
As mentioned the causes...
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The fast-paced life we prefer to live today compromises the sleep we are getting. This is a serious matter not just for Singapore but for every country as well because our bodies were designed to rest at night. It is no surprise that associated sleep...
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A proper sleep is much needed to maintain a good health. As health care professionals we feel it because most of the time we have to work overnights and we do not use the next day as a sleeping day since we have cover all the personal issues on that ...
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The report has ranked Singapore a sleep-deprived city. But the article mainly focuses on children and studying adolescents. It leads to the conclusion that the educational system is quite heavy in Singapore. There is no doubt that Singaporean childre...
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In fact I can't think of any country in which sleep deprivation is not a problem. The society has become so modernized people have to sacrifice their sleep to make sure another person is having a good sleep. Specially being medical professional, ...
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Is it true? I mean sleep deprivation has long term effects on individual’s health and it greatly influences the productivity. It is not good to rank third among sleep deprive nations, therefore, Singapore Ministry of Health must do struggle to lower ...
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Sleep deprivation is indeed a problem for many modern countries like Singapore. To aid this problem, there needs to be a cultural change. One of this way is to make it acceptable for afternoon nap during lunch break. This naps tends to help a person ...
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One of the downsides of leading a modern lifestyle in developed country like Singapore is sleep problems. The limited opportunities and its related high competitiveness contribute greatly in increasing stress levels. That is why the number of people...
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