Dreams are successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. The purpose and evolutionary significance of dreaming is not well understood. Dreams are universally experienced by men and women, the young and the old, and people from all cultures and ethnicities. However, here are some interesting facts about dreams that you might not have known before!
Fact #1: REM Sleep is important
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REM sleep is the deepest stage of sleep. Dreams usually occur during REM sleep. If you don’t get enough of it, you can develop psychological problems like anxiety, irritability, aggression, and even eating disorders!