Stages of Sleep – What to Know About REM and Non-REM Sleep

Updated: Oct 15, 2018


Did you know that even when you are sound asleep at night and your conscious thoughts are turned off, your brain is still hard at work? You have certainly heard about REM sleep, but did you know that we cycle through 4 stages of non-REM sleep first and then one stage of REM sleep several times every night.  What does this all mean? What’s actually happening in your body while you cycle through these stages? Learn more in this short but informative article: The Stages of Sleep, published by The Sleep Help Institute.



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