Psychology Update — Why Dreaming (Rem Sleep) May Be Important for Your Health

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TITLE Why Dreaming (Rem Sleep) May Be Important for Your Health   DESCRIPTION What a great article that describes how and why we sleep and the functions of dreaming.  The article specifically has a focus on problems arising from not getting enough “regular sleep” and REM sleep (the dream stage).  “Doctors have warned for years… Read more »

Goodnight. Sleep Clean

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Description:   While there are many known functions of sleep, scientists now believe that another function that occurs during the sleep cycles is the cleaning out and clearing the brain of toxins that have built up throughout the waking day.  The scientists call this the “glymphatic system” in that it involves the glial cells of the… Read more »