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    Describe the importance of sleep. Include at least three major disorders as well as the physiological impairments caused by these disorders.

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    The Importance of Sleep & Three Major Disorders:

    Sleep is a part of our lives just like eating. Maintaining an efficient amount of sleep time is essential towards good health. However, there are a number of sleep habits and disorders. Insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and chronic post-SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) are three examples of sleep disorders, however, these disorders correlate with physiological impairments. The clinical and sleep features of ...

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    This posting discusses the importance of sleep and provides examples of sleep disorders and discusses associated physiological impairments. The three major disorders discussed are post-SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), chronic fatigue syndrome and insomnia. The explanation is given in 258 words with two references.