Sleep Paralysis

Sleep Paralysis

What is sleep paralysis? What causes it? Is it dangerous? Sleep paralysis may sound terrifying, but it’s actually a normal function of our bodies that is meant to keep us from harming ourselves. So, what is it? Sleep paralysis is noticeable when a person is just...
Strange Facts

Strange Facts

There are many things we know about sleep, and there are many things we don’t. One of the most peculiar processes of sleep is perhaps the most well-known, REM sleep. We’ve gathered a few of the more unusual facts of this time of rapid eye movement and listed them...
REM Sleep

REM Sleep

Last month we looked at the importance and interesting qualities of Stages 3 and 4 of sleep. Now we’ll be talking about the most exciting part of the sleep cycle, rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep. Sleep is often described as either REM or NREM (non-REM) sleep; yet,...