Tag Archives: REM

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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