Here are some benefits of sleep: 1) Increase the longevity of your life When you go to sleep, you are essentially restoring the cells in your body so they remain healthy. However, a lack of sleep over long periods of time is going to affect the quality of your body’s restoration
What is REM sleep? It stands for rapid eye movement and is one of the five stages of sleep. As the name says, during REM sleep the eyes move rapidly side to side. Each REM cycle compounds and lasts longer as the sleep progresses.
“Ever since we created electric light 125 years ago, we’ve been living in a perpetual summer,” says Fred Maxik, the chief science officer of light bulb maker Lighting Science Group. Perpetual summer might sound downright pleasant. But it comes at a price.