Interesting facts about sleep

During deep sleep, the human body is in a paralyzed state. This is a kind of defense mechanism, provided by nature, from the reproduction of waking actions that we dream about.

People who quit smoking claim that after that their dreams became much brighter. Although they dream in most cases that they smoked again.

Men dream of men more often. For women and men and women, about 50-50.

We remember only 10% of our dreams.

Blind people also see dreams, for those who are blind from birth, dreams represent a certain set of smells, sensations and sounds.

A person spends about 25 years in a dream.

We can live much longer without food, about two weeks, without sleep for no more than ten days. Sleep deprivation experiments on puppies in 1984 showed that puppies died on the fifth day, even with full medical attention.

Scientists have already identified 84 types of various disorders that appear with sleep disturbance.

Sleep deprivation torture is most effective.

People who sleep for less than six hours have a significant increase in the amount of malignant substances in their blood.

Color dreams are seen by 90% of people and this percentage is increasing every year. Scientists explain this by the fact that modern youth did not watch black and white televisions.

Dreams most often carry negative emotions, anxiety or fear, rather than positive ones.

By the color of the dream, you can understand what your subconscious mind wants to tell you about your health. Dreams in blue or green tones indicate that you are doing well, a red tone indicates an infectious disease or fever, yellow warns of intestinal problems, and black indicates a nervous breakdown.

When we snore, we don't dream.

The record time that a person could withstand without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 41 minutes. The subject was observed to have problems with memory, speech, concentration, visual impairment, attacks of paranoia and hallucinations.

Lack of sleep is the cause of one in six road accidents.

The body temperature drops by one degree in the morning, since the metabolic rate drops during sleep.

During sleep, the sense of smell is completely turned off, which is why so often people die in a fire from carbon monoxide even without waking up.

During sleep, the brain processes the information received during the day, thereby helping to find a solution to a particular problem. From here came the saying - the morning is wiser than the evening.

Every fourth married couple sleeps in different beds.