Tag: rem

Glycemia during sleep stages.

Glycemia during sleep stages. The percentage of time spent in the various glycemic ranges (hypoglycemia, low, euglycemia, high, hyperglycemia) was calculated for each sleep stage (REM, light, deep). Analysis was performed on 39 subject-nights with ≥4 h of WSM data and corresponding CGM data, with sleep start and end times determined by WSM. *Significantly less…

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SLEEP STAGES – THE SECRET TO BETTER SLEEP

Sleep alternates between two phases: orthodox sleep and REM sleep. These phases can be distinguished from one another in EEG (electroencepha- lography). The majority of sleep is orthodox sleep (deep sleep, quiet sleep, slow-wave sleep) that can be further divided into three NREM (non-rapid eye movement) stages: N1, N2 and N3. These are in contrast…

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Influence of Melatonin Intake

The two figures below show the influence of melatonin intake respectively on REM and deep sleep. The intake was with 3mg of Melatonin (timed released) always taken between 10 and 11 PM (according to a study conducted with patients with reduced REM sleep duration, this time window seems the best for influencing positively REM sleep…

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Fasting (голодание и REM фаза)

Since toxins/preservatives/additives seem to interfere with sleep by causing inflammations in the brain, I started to investigate on diets. During my research, I stumbled on benefits of fasting for detoxifying the body, and decided to conduct an experiment. Therefore, I fasted for six days in a row, I was only drinking water and herbal teas,…

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Fred’s Sleep Experiments

As far as I can remember, I have always had issues with daytime sleepiness. I maybe never took my symptoms very seriously because I always managed to cope anyhow, but on a daily basis I have always encountered concentration and memory problems, feeling of dizziness and (sometimes strong) brain fog and reduced cognitive performance, whatever…

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