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Rapid Eye Movement (REM)

Rapid Eye Movement (REM)

Rapid Eye Movement or REM is defined by Wikipedia as a normal stage of sleep characterized by the random movement of the eyes. Usually, REM happens in the first 90 minutes of sleep. The stages of REM deepen as you enter from stage to stage. Usually during REM, your body goes into a state of paralysis and certain neurotransmitters are ... Read More »

Why sleeping in over the weekend is a bad idea.

Why sleeping in over the weekend is a bad idea.

As many may think, sleeping in over the weekend does not help one to catch up on the lack of sleep during the week. Lack of sleep has an effect that lasts longer than a single day, and people who rack up a sleep deficit during the week then think they can catch up by sleeping extra hours on the ... Read More »