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The importance of sleep

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It has been demonstrated, in one of those lab experiments where mad scientists torture animals, that animals deprived of sleep are prone to infection. That is because the immune system becomes more active during sleep. So, getting enough sleep is important to prevent acne. This should be borne in mind when drinking caffeinated drinks, including green tea. If you're taking so much caffeine as to disrupt your sleep, you risk compromising your immunity.

The half-life of caffeine in the body is 6 hours. A cup of coffee contains about 100 milligrams of caffeine, and a cup of tea about 40 mg. So, six hours after drinking a cup of tea, you still have 20 mg of caffeine in your body. After 12 hours, it's down to 10 mg. For that reason, I restrict my consumption of caffeinated drinks to the morning. That way, I am assured of getting a restful 8 hours of sleep each night.

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I suppose you limit the hours of sleep to relatively typical times. I go to sleep some time around 1AM and usually drink green tea in the evenings. It depends when I plan to wake up. If you account for 8 hours of sleep then it doesn't matter if you feel like drinking caffeinated drinks at irregular times.

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I think most people generally don't get 8 hours of sleep. I haven't been getting the 8 lately mostly due to noise outside my flat from the drunken turds hanging around there at 5am shouting at eachother.

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I think most people generally don't get 8 hours of sleep.  I haven't been getting the 8 lately mostly due to noise outside my flat from the drunken turds hanging around there at 5am shouting at eachother.

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P.S. You don't actually have to buy a machine. CDs of white noise and nature sounds are available, which you can play on your stereo system. Sometimes it helps to adjust the equalization or tone controls for the best masking of the offending sounds.

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SLEEP. I love it.

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Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil


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Sleep is the best and most underrated luxury known to modern man. I feel so great after I get a good night's sleep. There is nothing that compares. I'm off of work on Friday, so I will be sleeping in. eusa_dance.gif

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Last night I only got 4 hrs of sleep and I woke up with two cyst. I'm developing a pattern that if I don't sleep more then 5 hrs with my window open I wake up with a few breakouts.

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I drink 8-9 cups of green tea a day...

Now i use to drink as much tea

I have no trouble sleeping with either of them


Life is all about living!


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You must wet ur bed with all that fluid in your system! eusa_clap.gif

Bloody lovin it eusa_dance.gif


Life is all about living!


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