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What happens to your body when we sleep!

How to fall asleep fast? How to wake up easily in the morning?

Which sleeping position is better for your health.

Did you know that you have four to six dreams at night which is about two thousand dreams per year?

Two thousand – what an incredible number!

Unfortunately, we forget 80% of all our dreams. At least we can understand what happens to our bodies when we are in the arms of Morpheus.

9 Fascinating Things That Happen to Your Body While You Sleep
9 Fascinating Things That Happen to Your Body While You Sleep

How muscles are paralyzed during sleep. 0:32

When you enter the deepest sleep of all, the muscles of your limbs become paralyzed completely. There is a sleep disorder in which this paralysis is maintained for a few seconds or minutes after waking up.

Why do your eyes move during REM sleep? 0:58

All phases of sleep serve a purpose in keeping your body and brain healthy and relaxed. There are five stages of sleep, and each one is deeper than the previous.

How does sleep help you grow taller? 1:31

Human growth hormone, known as HGH hormone, is responsible for the regeneration of your bones, muscles, and tissue. When you sleep, this hormone is produced all over your body.

Your throat narrows. 2:00

When you sleep, the muscles of your throat relax; therefore, its size decreases. This is one of the reasons you snore.

What’s sexual arousal during sleep? 2:55

Both men and women experience sexual arousal during sleep. Your brain needs more oxygen, and therefore, a faster flow of blood. This boost affects each organ of your body, including the most intimate ones.

What happens to your brain during sleep? 3:21

Your recent experiences combine with the information you’ve stored for years – memories, traumas, emotions, and feelings. This combination creates mysterious and sometimes absurd dreams.

Why do I hear sudden explosions while I sleep? 3:58

If it ever happens to you, you’ll feel like a loud explosion made you wake up. You might experience high levels of fear and distress, but in reality, nothing has happened.

Does my brain need sleep? 4:28

While you sleep, your brain flushes out the waste that builds up during the day. This mechanism is called the glymphatic system.

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