Tag Archives: REM

#Sleep Your Way to a Healthier #Heart

A survey says 6 to 8 hours of sleep is the optimal amount for heart health. What happens if we get any more or any less?  According to this study, without hitting the sweet spot of sleep, you could be … Continue reading

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What’s the Purpose of REM Sleep?

The brain uses REM sleep as a way to keep the brain warm. When are car battery gets cold – it essentially loses charge. Our brains are not as easy to replace as a car battery. This may be the … Continue reading

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Stranger than Fiction Myths on Sleep

The reasons we sleep are easy to see because it’s a bad-look when we’re dragging. Beyond what meets the eye, it restores our immune system, clears toxins from the  brain, balances hormones, and lowers blood pressure. Importance of sleep has … Continue reading

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Make a List to Fall Asleep Faster

Every morning, the first thing I think about before I get out of bed is do I feel well rested? The ‘well rested’ quota is said to be about 7-hours of shut-eye. Lucky for me and all those asking the same question, TIME has … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to #EatingBrains

Lack of sleep can result in a lot of quirky behaviors, poor judgement and moodiness being well-known side effect of sleep deprivation. But did you know that chronic sleep deprivation can lead to the body eating away at the brain? … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk with @Fitbit About #Sleep

Good Lord, I need this Fitbit app. My sleep hygiene is horrendous. Fitbit knows there are lots of people out there like me, which is why they collected a team of sleep experts to develop this new app called the … Continue reading

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Effect of #Food on #Dreams and #Sleep

It upsets me when somebody says they don’t dream.  Dreaming is like your subconscious mind telling a story in motion pictures. If you don’t sleep well, you’re not going to have good dreams. According to this article, these are foods … Continue reading

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Does Better Sleep Lead to Better Thinking?

For some people, sleep is the most valuable commodity. Guilty. For those people, this study supports your point of view. A study showed that 3-4 extra hours of sleep, over the course of 2 days, improved memory and symptoms of Alzheimer’s in fruit … Continue reading

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