The Biology of Sleep

October 1, 2013

What is sleep and why is it so important to proper physical functioning? This three-part series examines sleep and its role in CFS, including science, behavior and treatment.sleepless

Part 1 of 3: Explore the mechanisms of sleep and its effect on the body. (CFIDS Chronicle, Volume 21, Issue 2, Spring 2008) View the PDF >>

Part 2 of 3: Learn about the role sleep plays in refreshing our brains and regulating our hormones — and how lack of sleep can affect the process. (CFIDS Chronicle, Volume 21, Issue 3, Summer 2008) View the PDF >>

Part 3 of 3: Learn about the role sleep plays in fighting off illness. (CFIDS Chronicle, Volume 22, Issue 1, Fall 2008/Winter 2009) View the PDF >>