A lot of things happen to your body while you sleep. Did you know that you cycle between REM and non-REM sleep? Do you know what REM stands for – and no, friend, I am not talking about the band. The acronym REM stands for “rapid eye movement.” During REM sleep, your eyes move quickly in different directions.

People enter REM sleep within the first 90 minutes of falling asleep – most dreams occur during REM sleep and it is thought that it plays a role in learning, memory, and your overall mood. If you like sleep, like any normal person, it’s important to know the ins and outs about REM. Knowing these facts could help you get some better Zzzs. So, let’s see how much you know.

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