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Sleep Fun Facts

Get to know more about sleep and sleep disorders associated with it in this fun facts section. You will discover more sleep facts you didn't know.

Do you know that there are kinds of drugs available that can induce sleep? They should, however, be taken under the guidance of a medical practitioner only.

Sleep Fun Facts

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REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep is also known as paradoxical sleep. Intense brain activity in the midbrain and forebrain is involved in this stage of sleep.
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Sleep Bruxism is a disorder that leads to the grinding of teeth during sleep. It is considered a stress-related disease.
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Hypnos was the Greek God of Sleep. He was the twin brother of Thanatos, the God of Death, and son of Nyx, the God of Night.
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Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is the fourth stage of sleep. It is during this stage that we see dreams.
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The scientific study of dreams is known as Oneirology. Contrary to the beliefs, Oneirology does not include analysis of dreams. It is about studying the process of dreams.
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Sleep involves four stages in general. Out of these, the first three are categorized as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, while the fourth one is known as rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.
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Nocturnal enuresis is the condition where a person of age more than the infant is not able to control his/her bladder in sleep.
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Hypnotics are the kind of drugs used in treating disorders related to sleep, such as Insomnia. They are also used for surgical anesthesia.
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Eugene Aserinsky was a student of American physiologist Nathaniel Kleitman. He is credited with having discovered REM sleep in 1952.
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Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders. In this condition, a person finds it difficult to fall asleep or stay awake.

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