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Understanding What Happens During the REM Sleep Cycle

Last updated 5 years ago

Did you know that there are two different categories of sleep? REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is a deep sleep in which dreams occur; non-REM sleep is considered to be restorative, but dreaming rarely occurs.

Watch this video to learn what exactly happens during REM sleep. During this sleep cycle, the brain is actually more active than it is when you are awake. You may experience fluctuations in heart rate and changes in blood pressure. Some experts, including the one in the video, believe that REM sleep helps to consolidate and create long-term memories.

If you want to ensure you get a full night of sleep every night, speak to the professionals at Mancini’s Sleepworld. We offer the best selection of memory foam and adjustable mattresses in Northern California. Call us at (800) 641-5337 for more information today!



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