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March 2013

Why Dream?

By Jennifer Lynn March 19, 2013 No comments

When we think of sleep, we may often think of rest and repair of the body; however, another reason that we sleep is to dream.

 The quiet, still and restful type of sleep that we think of is called non-REM sleep. There are two primary types: REM and non-REM. REM (rapid eye movement) is the sleep cycle when you experience dreams. Although some people may view dreams as a side effect of sleep, one of the reasons that we sleep is to dream. 

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