Why is REM Sleep important ?

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What’s REM Sleep? What is the difference between REM and NREM sleep?

In NREM, muscles are paralyzed but in REM the muscles aren’t.

NREM (non-rapid eye movement sleep) happens first while one is still awake , it contains 4 stages , the last 2 stages occur when one is in deep sleep .

Depth of sleep

REM sleep happens about an hour and a half after falling asleep. In REM stage dreams are more likely to occur.

NREM dream usually are reported to be short and don’t contain a lot of detail. While in REM sleep they are more detailed and immersive dreams and subjects are able to recall them on a much more detailed level.

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