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Sound Sleep for a Focused Mind
Sleep Trends
• Early 1900s adults were getting around nine hours of sleep at night
• Present day, adults are getting around six hours of sleep at night when they should be getting 8.25 hours of sleep

Body Restoration and Brain Restoration
• Why is eight hours of sleep so important?
• The first four hours of sleep is body restoration, the second four hours is brain restoration.
• Body development and brain development due to proper sleep
• Healthy sleep for young school-age children 10 to 11 hours, teens: 8 to 9 hours

Healthy Sleep Habits
• Avoid screen time one to two hours before bed
• Exercise earlier in the day, rather than one to two hours before bed
• Limit caffeine and sugar before bed
• If you can't fall asleep within 20 minutes, don't lay in bed but engage in quiet activities such as reading a book until you're more relaxed
• Establish a bedtime routine

Brain-Based Diagnostics
• Poor sleep can create behaviors that look like ADHD or other behavioral health conditions
• Behaviors may include fidgeting, difficulty with memory, poor choices, irritability and challenges with focus
• Neurocore provides a brain-based diagnostic assessment that shows your brainwave activity which reveals details on the root cause of your symptoms or behaviors
• Our EEG biofeedback assessment and training program are non-invasive, drug-free and covered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network, with variations on individual plans
• Mention Take Five when you call Neurocore today and get their initial assessment for only $150

Contact Information
Tim Royer, Psy.D., neuropsychologist and founder of Neurocore
Grandville • Grand Rapids • Holland • Grand Haven • Okemos • Kalamazoo • Sterling Heights (new, September 2013) • Livonia (opens October 2013)


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