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I then summarize some of the research on how marijuana decreases SWS and REM sleep and gently suggest that my client's sudden experience of vivid, realistic dreams is a healthy sign that his body is returning to its natural, healthy sleep process.
When we switch into REM sleep, our breathing becomes more rapid, irregular and shallow, our eyes jerk rapidly in various directions, and our limb muscles become temporarily paralysed.
As the night progresses, you experience more REM sleep and less deep sleep.
1973 Fowler, Sullivan, and Non-REM sleep but not REM sleep Ekstrand[21] increases learning (supports decay theory).
REM sleep can be further subdivided into tonic and phasic periods.
Dependence on REM Sleep of Overnight Improvement of a Perceptual Skill.
Some researchers argue that REM sleep helps solidify memories.
During REM sleep the stress hormone, noradrenalin, is switched off.
REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) "diagnoses disease" and "identifies prodromal disease.
The diagnosis of narcolepsy requires the observation of stage REM sleep in at least two of the naps.
During REM sleep, the brain becomes more active and the muscles of the body become paralyzed.