• scott scott
    September 04, 2008
    Normally, how many times do people toss & turn during the night. Why do they do this?
    scott scott
    September 04, 2008

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  • HealthGal
    Health Guide
    September 08, 2008
    HealthGal
    Health Guide
    September 04, 2008

    Sleep is not departure from wakefullness - it is simply a state in which you are 'unaware of your external environment" - but physiologically it is an active metabolic process - hence your reason for moving.  It varies person-to-person - and clearly movement is important since you can have muscle strain or even pressure sores a DVT (blood clot) without movement.  But it is variable with no predictability or precise number.


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